Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Neighborhoods
  3. Land Use

Oil spill in the gulf continues to be a gut wrenching nightmare


 
Yes, the oil spill in the gulf is a gut wrenching nightmare from hell. The damage that BP has caused ecologically will take the earth hundreds if not thousands of years to repair, while untold billions of organisms continue to be destroyed. 
 
According to British Petroleum representative, Randy Prescott, “Louisiana isn’t the only place that has shrimp.”  Yes, that is true, but the point is there were shrimp in the place that BP’s oil now resides.   Putting words to such thoughtlessness does tend to upset the natives. 
 
Mistakes happen.  The American people get that.  What is an absolute travesty is that BP has continued to research and drill for oil deeper and deeper, but the technology on how to plug a leak or in this case a reservoir, is the same technology tooted 30 years ago.  Back then it was the “Sombrero”, today it’s called “Top hat.”  Both were equally ineffective.   Also don’t forget the “dome” and “top kill” procedures – more failures.
 
Where is all the cleanup staff? On land or sea?   
 
BP’s inability to fix the leak has destroyed its reputation and credibility as a responsible, pro-active “energy” company and reduced it to just another “profit at any cost” oil giant.  The mega oil company’s likeability factor is now on the same scale as flatulent road kill.
 
Hopefully, the oil gusher can be stopped before August of 2010.

Comments

Advertisement

Life

  • Johnny Manziel
    Should Johnny Manziel apologize for his hard partying over the offseason?
    Today's Buzz
  • Crop circles
    Similar crop circles appeared in Germany and England within days of each other
    Camera
    19 Photos
  • Advanced placement
    The AP program is gaining traction as a key component in college admissions
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Beach hats
    Beat the heat with the best summer beach hats for women
    Camera
    Beach Hats
  • Expectations for ministry
    Pastor preaches to newly ordained ministers about expectations for ministry
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Medical symptoms
    See which symptoms should cause you to seek a doctor’s attention right away
    Camera
    6 Photos