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groundloop Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-04-10 08:40 PM
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10. I don't recall hearing any claims that it's "clean and pristine like before"
Edited on Wed Aug-04-10 08:41 PM by groundloop
What I've read and heard from NOAA scientists (who have led the way on global warming research, by the way) is that the dispersant was no more toxic than the oil, and in fact it served to break the oil up into smaller particles that could be more readily broken down through bacterial action. Also recall that the EPA made BP cut the dosage they were using.

I think the point that many are missing is that while dumping dispersant into the water is not good, it made a horrible situation less bad.
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  -Obama Administration's Scientists Admit Alarm Over Dispersants superconnected  Aug-04-10 02:40 PM   #0 
  - flying blind? It is even worse than that. They are letting BP do the piloitng...  BrklynLiberal   Aug-04-10 02:44 PM   #1 
  - Further in the article is says they excluded the EPA to be part of the decision making in the gulf  superconnected   Aug-04-10 02:48 PM   #2 
  - This admin is OWNED. Lock, Stock, and two smoking Barrels.  Roland99   Aug-04-10 02:54 PM   #3 
  - "would not go public for fear of retaliation"  Frisbee   Aug-04-10 03:11 PM   #5 
     - The laws now in place protect any whistleblowers that  truedelphi   Aug-05-10 12:37 AM   #12 
  - Check this comparrison out:  superconnected   Aug-04-10 02:56 PM   #4 
  - This is indeed a turning point for the Obama administration.  seafan   Aug-04-10 03:13 PM   #6 
  - I knew that NY Times article was total bull shit.  L0oniX   Aug-04-10 04:17 PM   #7 
  - Sad! Isn't it?  sasquuatch55   Aug-04-10 04:58 PM   #8 
  - For how long to they think the lie will hold that everything is clean and pristine like before?  w4rma   Aug-04-10 07:13 PM   #9 
     - I don't recall hearing any claims that it's "clean and pristine like before"  groundloop   Aug-04-10 08:40 PM   #10 
        - worse is "less bad" have a glass of corexit wont you!  Lost4words   Aug-04-10 10:01 PM   #11 

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