WASHINGTON, June 18 (Xinhua) -- Although it remains unknown when the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico can be plugged, efforts to clean up the massive BP oil spilled so far could continue until 2011 and well beyond, some experts said.
Rick Steiner, a conservation consultant and former professor at the University of Alaska, said efforts to clear the waters, marshes and beaches of oil could take until next year.
That's the question some people in business and politics are asking themselves after Halliburton's purchase of an oil clean-up company 10 days before the Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers and launched the worst oil spill in US history.
NEW ORLEANS — It is an overlooked danger in the oil spill crisis: The crude gushing from the well contains vast amounts of natural gas that could pose a serious threat to the Gulf of Mexico's fragile ecosystem.
Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small fish congregate by the thousands off an Alabama pier. Birds covered in oil are crawling deep into marshes, never to be seen again.
Kenneth Feinberg, cover up artist par excellence for 'events' whose true nature must be kept hidden is handed the job of administering BP's $20 billion fund for damage claims to economic victims of the Gulf oil spill.
In this article, John Kaminski dares to speak the unspeakable about the depth of the BP oil spill disaster. Many Americans are coming to his conclusions, but quickly eject these thoughts as fast as they enter. America's symbol is no longer the eagle. It is the ostrich, who hides his head in the sand to make the reality in which he finds himself disappear. However, the sand on the Gulf of Mexico's shore is now toxic. The American ostrich has no place to hide.
A dire report prepared for President Medvedev by Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources is warning today that the British Petroleum (BP) oil and gas leak in the Gulf of Mexico is about to become the worst environmental catastrophe in all of human history threatening the entire eastern half of the North American continent with "total destruction".
ATHENS, Greece (June 13) -- As the Gulf of Mexico spill continues, the damage is becoming ever more apparent. The catastrophe has cast a direct threat on plant and animal life, fragile coastlines and communities that have long made their living from the sea.
But as oil-soaked birds, turtles and mammals wash up on America's deep South, it is not just the locals there who are scared: Bulgarians now are balking at a $1.21 billion pipeline plan to bring Russian crude oil from the Black Sea to the Aegean.
Damage control BP PR BS propaganda CBS "news" piece? You decide. Watch a BP executive cry crocodile tears while real alligators' habitats are being jeopardized.
Harry Smith keeps a straight face as he interviews BP (dis)managing director, Bob Dudley.
CBS does admit that up to 40 MILLION gallons of oil spill into the gulf EACH DAY. By contrast, the previous number one U.S. oil spill disaster, the Exxon Valdez, spilled a TOTAL just under 11 million gallons of oil into the Alaskan waters.
NEW ORLEANS - Media organizations say they are being allowed only limited access to areas impacted by the Gulf oil spill through restrictions on plane and boat traffic that are making it difficult to document the worst spill in U.S. history.
The agency in charge of overseeing the United States' oil reserves was plagued with gross mismanagement that in at least one case allowed the companies being inspected to fill in their own audit reports, an Inspector General's report will reportedly reveal this week.
Some Louisiana fishermen affected by the massive oil spill in the Gulf — including some hired by BP to help in the cleanup — are reporting cases of debilitating headaches, burning eyes and nausea, and some industry and public officials are pointing the finger at chemical dispersants as the cause.
BP had three indications of trouble aboard the doomed drill rig Deepwater Horizon in the hour before the April 20 explosion that sank the offshore platform, congressional investigators reported Tuesday.
After BP oil has been found in the marshes of the parish, a frustrated Louisiana Parish President, Billy Nungesser, is interviewed after a press conference at Venice Louisiana on May 23. Nungesser, in responding to questions from Bayoubuzz.com said the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant, Thad Allen, could step up take better control of the oil spill operation which has resulted in oil-affected lands.
(Reuters) 25 May 2010 - The Trans-Alaska Pipeline, partly owned by BP, shut down on Tuesday after spilling several thousand barrels of crude oil into backup containers, drastically cutting supply down the main artery between refineries and Alaska's oilfields.
The accident comes at a difficult time for BP -- the largest single owner of the pipeline operator, holding 47 percent -- as it struggles to plug a gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well.
The private, foreign International Monetary/Banking Cartel controls its puppets in Washington as it controls its oil company executives. And everything the Cartel does is anti-life, there are absolutely no exceptions; and their pretended Gulf oil clean-up is a glaring case in point.
Two to three months estimate on stopping this 'spill'. The Gulf will be DEAD. Florida will be DEAD. Most of the east coast will be DEAD. We have it under control folks. We're going to use heavy machinery, microbes, and dispersants (which are as deadly to marine and wildlife as the oil, by the way.
With the establishment of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) in 2007, the U.S. government decided to make security a key foreign policy objective for a continent that has long been plagued by civil war and other conflicts.
Folks, this is a fine case study in how the Virus moves from and grows. The hosts in this case being the Senator Gore family of Tennessee, the US Congress, Sing-Sing, and Soviet Russia off and on. The usual antics and outrageous lying, but I especially loved the bullet-in-the-head ego tripping and abortion hobby info. Enjoy!
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