What is turning out to be a commercial venture becomes a potential catastrophe if not the beginning of an end for the world at large! I'm no petroleum engineer nor am I into anything technical at all. But what I'm gathering from the news and also from citizen journalism out there, well, get ready for the earth to shake!!! And not just in the U.S. too!
For those in the U.S., well, I think you'd better believe God exists! Otherwise, this fooling around with nature is going to create the supervolcano which we saw on Discovery Channel & it will erupt in our lifetime!
No one think it's that serious now but after going through this series of conversations, you'd be wise to move out of the United States! Good God!
No one clearly has the facts to write an objective review about this matter. What I fear is that authorities are hiding the implications from this disaster. Granted, no ordinary citizen can do much about this. However, if the air one breathes is toxic, then in no time all the facts will show up in hospitals and everywhere across the country. Only time will tell.
1.3 million gallons a day was the last I read on NY Times. In this interview, it's been mentioned 4 million gallons a day! Now, I cannot even begin to grasp that figure. All this resulted because of our dependence on oil and also a corporation need for bottom lines? That sucks, big time!!!
It's hence imperative that each and everyone of us is ready to face a planet in which greed had played a prominent part... somewhat reminded me of Avatar, the movie! Who is going to save planet Earth now?
It's incredibly sad to witness a disaster of this magnitude occur out in the gulf. Millions of gallons of oil are ruining our wildlife and our oceans as we speak. On top of this, many fishermen are out of work and peoples' lives were lost when the deepwater horizon exploded. A terrible decision was made on that day to use seawater instead of mud which would allow the drilling to take place at a faster rate at the expense of safety. BP were the ones who made this call and other terrible … more
This article pertains to the response following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The majority of the blame for the spill itself rests with BP and possibly other contractors involved with the platform where the problem originates. Instead, I would like to focus on the pending ecological disaster and the slow response of the government to minimize the impact. Some have compared this disaster to Hurricane Katrina. President Bush received a great deal of … more
By Dr. Joseph S. Maresca April 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill- Mid-August Status The Skytruth Oil Spill Tracker showed the following improvements from a visual inspection of a map depicting the major areas of the spill with both small and large red dots. During May 2010, there were 3 large red dots on the map in the New Orleans area, 1 large red dot in Sarasota, Florida and a smaller dot just North of Havana. By August, the initial 3 large dots in the New Orleans area were reduced to much smaller red … more
It's a shame that so much damage had to be done to the Gulf Coast and the environment while the government and Big Oil stood by scratching their heads. I hope that this will be a lesson to any offshore drilling to be done in the future to have an emergency plan in place.
An Anthem for the Age of Oil Spills... (to the tune of Rule, Britannia!) "Rule, Britannia! Britannia, rule the waves! All those execs at BP are knaves! Oil was spilled, but all for naught. This one Earth is all we've got!"