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Boat Crashes Into Oil Well, Creating New Spill in Gulf of Mexico

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URGENT: Fox News is being told by the Homeland Security director for Jefferson Parish, La., that a new oil leak has sprung up in the Gulf of Mexico after a boat struck an oil well in the early morning hours on Tuesday.
I wouldn't worry about this one too much. Yes, oil is gushing from a well into the Gulf of Mexico, but this one is only 8 feet under the surface. It will be stopped pretty quickly, but coming on the heels of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, this does not look good for the PR boys over at BP.


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I wouldn't worry about this one too much. Yes, oil is gushing from a well into the Gulf of Mexico, but this one is only 8 feet under the surface. It will be stopped pretty quickly, but coming on the heels of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, this does not look good for the PR boys over at BP.


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I saw nothing in your link to indicate this was in any way related to BP..?
 

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this does not look good for the PR boys over at BP.
well (excuse the pun) they don't actually know whose well it was, so BP may be able to out a "they did it too" spin on things :mrgreen:
 

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I saw nothing in your link to indicate this was in any way related to BP..?
It's the oil industry as a whole, along with their political shills, who keep telling us that there are no problems with drilling in the Gulf. BP is presently the poster boy for that, hence my reference to them.
 
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It's the oil industry as a whole, who keep telling us that there are no problems with drilling in the Gulf. BP is the poster boy for that, hence my reference to them.
Gotcha, but it seems that this was more human error, and not actually any problem with the drilling equipment/well/etc....

I mean, airplanes are generally safe, but if a pilot flies one into a mountain, it is not a failure of the plane really.
 

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Gotcha, but it seems that this was more human error, and not actually any problem with the drilling equipment/well/etc....

I mean, airplanes are generally safe, but if a pilot flies one into a mountain, it is not a failure of the plane really.
Which is why I maintain that their opposition to a moratorium smacks of dishonesty.
 

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Friggin' lovely. As if there hasn't been enough problems in The Gulf.
 

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I don't know what is more peculiar. This new leak or that danarhea is surfing Fox News


Texas Governor: Perry (R) 50%, White (D) 41%



Make room in your sig Dan :D
 
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I don't know what is more peculiar. This new leak or that danarhea is surfing Fox News


Texas Governor: Perry (R) 50%, White (D) 41%



Make room in your sig Dan :D
I surf both FOX News and MSNBC. It's called being "Fair and balanced". :mrgreen:

After this year's election, your sig will read "I worship DanaRhea, the almighty sage". :mrgreen:
 
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I surf both FOX News and MSNBC. It's called being "Fair and balanced". :mrgreen:

After this year's election, your sig will read "I worship DanaRhea, the almighty sage". :mrgreen:


I'd call that suck and suck..... :prof
 

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I surf both FOX News and MSNBC. It's called being "Fair and balanced". :mrgreen:

After this year's election, your sig will read "I worship DanaRhea, the almighty sage". :mrgreen:
LOL And so it begins......:D
 

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I wouldn't worry about this one too much. Yes, oil is gushing from a well into the Gulf of Mexico, but this one is only 8 feet under the surface. It will be stopped pretty quickly, but coming on the heels of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, this does not look good for the PR boys over at BP.


Article is here.
We need a moratorium on all shipping in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
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