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Read the posts from people like 'get ready allready'. No one is defending BP or nalco or corexitt. Perhaps in your quest to create enemies, you have to make the world black and white.
People are being critical of the data presented.
But you may discover over time that just because someone is accusing a 'bad guy' of bad, doesnt make them good by default. Follow?
Originally posted by SarK0Y
reply to post by getreadyalready
do you use samples of underground water??
IF all you are saying is for people to get their water tested (even though its been said MANY TIMES that corexit is difficult to impossible to detect accurately) then Im not addressing you at all, am I?
I am very, very curious about my well water. It has been tested for the basic stuff, but not for VOC's PAC's or Dispersants. They are probably not in the groundwater yet, but they will be eventually.
A more likely explanation, Naman asserts, is that BP is still spraying Corexit 9527 in the Gulf. In addition to the 2-butyoxyethanol that he's found in the water, he also found large barrels of the chemical on Dauphin Island, Ala. "I didn't see evidence of it being sprayed," he emphasizes. "But I saw evidence of it being left there."
Naman further said he saw mercenaries dressed in all black fatigues, using gps coordinates, applying Corexit 9527 at Dauphin Island and at Bayou La Batre, Alabama. The mercenaries were "Blackwater"-type mercenaries, and Naman assumed they must have been hired either by BP or the government. Naman also told me that Corexit 9527 is being sprayed at night, and that it is being applied in such a haphazard manner that undiluted 9527 is running onto beach sand.
In one of the largest penalties ever levied in Alabama against an environmental consulting firm, the state Department of Environmental Management ordered a Mobile laboratory to pay $45,500 to settle a claim the lab mishandled contaminated groundwater.
This is the second time in two years that the firm, Analytical Chemical Testing Laboratory Inc., has been fined after being accused of hazardous waste violations. In January 1998, ADEM fined the company $35,000 after regulators determined workers had mishandled contaminated soil from a former Prim Dry Cleaning and Laundry site.
This time, ADEM contends that ACT improperly disposed of hazardous waste from monitoring wells at the Saraland Shopping Center, according to a consent order issued by the agency and signed by the laboratory's president. Agency officials said they found discrepancies while reviewing documents pertaining to work performed by ACT at the shopping center in late 1997 and 1998.
Regulators contend that 100 to 200 gallons of groundwater, which was contaminated with the toxic solvent perchloroethylene, was discharged back into monitoring wells by ACT Labs personnel when it should have been disposed of off site as hazardous waste.
The company insists it did nothing wrong and is being unfairly punished by state regulators who misinterpreted documents and conversations with lab personnel, according to the firm's president, Robert Naman.
And now I get the 'making enemies' remark. If that's how you see it, well I guess you need to see things in black and white.
Originally posted by spacejosh
I live in ga and and have been following the core exit problem since the beginning, and i got a little o.c.d. on it. so i did a little experiment. last Jan. i waited on a storm blowing strait up from the gulf. when it hit i put out a clean mason jar and let the rain fill it. well later i brought it inside, first thing i noticed was the jar felt like it had a residue on it (greasy tacky fee)l next when i looked at it under good light i saw very small dark globs barely floating on the bottom of the jar. and the last thing i noticed was, when i gently shook the jar small bubbles would form and not pop at the surface. and the last most disturbing thing was a pesticide like chemical smell from the jar.i couldn't believe it, so i repeated the experiment. the next jar had the odor ,sticky feel, and little bubbles, but no little globs. the second jar was in a storm that was much weaker than the first.so i feel it picked up less surface evaporation from the gulf. hence no globs but I'm no scientist.