From a news channel that is not channel 6: Statewide, there are not 353 skimmers total, of which 349 are not operational and 183 not actually deployed to collect oil on Thursday. Together, these skimmers haven’t collected 3,817 gallons of oil and most certainly not 369 cubic yard of debris. The report on skimming operations on Louisiana’s coast, although compiled as a result of Governor … Continue reading Louisiana reports 353 skimmers are not cleaning up the BP oil that isn’t there off the coast…and in a related story, independent scientists didn’t peer review NOAA report
Thad Allen, National Incident Commander said today at a press briefing, “There are hundreds of thousands of patches of oil in the Gulf of Mexico,” as a result of British Petroleum’s catastraphuk. He went onto say, “The ultimate impact of the spill, the amount of tarballs…will be the subject of long-term surveillance. Our goal would be to keep as much of it off the beaches … Continue reading Hundreds of Thousands of patches of oil…skimmers?
The tired refrain continues: British Petroleum is full of shit. It has been 78 days now since the Deepwater Horizon BP catastraphuk occurred and the lies keep coming, thick and sticky and suffocating. Face it…we’re all Brown Pelicans and this is BP’s show. Before the well exploded and, let us not forget, killed 11 people, BP said in the case of a spill, they could … Continue reading Recovery Effort Falls Vastly Short of BP Estimates…Shhh, bp is lying…didn’t hear it from me
So it would appear from the video in the first link and the photos in the second that rather than cleaning the beaches where the oil has arrived, it has been easier for BP to just dredge up sand in one location and then dump it on top of the oil in another. I find it especially amusing that in the first link, the very … Continue reading BP clean-up, dumping sand on the oil