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blindpig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-21-10 01:20 PM
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35. They don't care.
The motherfuckers simply don't care. They may have killed the Gulf already, sentenced one endangered species to death already, and they don't care, except as bad PR affects their sales.

Expropriate without compensation. Corporate officers and government enablers to the Hague for crimes against humanity.
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  -BP says they should have the gusher stopped by early August NNN0LHI  May-21-10 12:39 PM   #0 
  - Are they trying to be funny? AUGUST?  aquart   May-21-10 12:40 PM   #1 
  - No - this is when the first relief well will reach the existing borehole.  DURHAM D   May-21-10 12:51 PM   #6 
     - Reading the technical information available at "The Oil Drum" blog  nenagh   May-21-10 01:07 PM   #21 
     - Yes - it is excellent.  DURHAM D   May-21-10 01:16 PM   #31 
        - Good information for you there ....  nenagh   May-21-10 01:24 PM   #39 
           - Some of it has been easy for me.  DURHAM D   May-21-10 01:29 PM   #43 
     - Or, alternatively, make the whole thing worse.  damntexdem   May-21-10 01:09 PM   #24 
        - I honestly don't think it can make it worse -  DURHAM D   May-21-10 01:13 PM   #29 
        - How sad is it that we have to HOPE they do so?  Ignis   May-21-10 01:58 PM   #53 
        - You know the tragedy is that in one blog entry they speak..  nenagh   May-21-10 01:31 PM   #45 
           - Oh, you think they won't lie to your face then?  aquart   May-21-10 03:01 PM   #60 
  - Tell that to the animals. nt  zanana1   May-21-10 12:41 PM   #2 
  - Estimate based on what?  tridim   May-21-10 12:42 PM   #3 
  - the fake spill #s, which our NOAA countenances  amborin   May-21-10 12:52 PM   #8 
  - Early August? Is this something from The Onion?  proudohioan   May-21-10 12:45 PM   #4 
  - Oh goody! Just in time for Labor Day gas price hike!  mikelgb   May-21-10 12:45 PM   #5 
  - unacceptable  amborin   May-21-10 12:51 PM   #7 
  - They think they are God. They don't care what we think. nt  flamingdem   May-21-10 12:54 PM   #11 
  - then what would you have them do at this point?  Hempathy   May-21-10 06:53 PM   #64 
  - The first relief well was started on May 2...  SidDithers   May-21-10 12:53 PM   #9 
  - Florida will need to change their advertisement to Black Beaches  liberal N proud   May-21-10 12:54 PM   #10 
  - Not just Florida, try New Jersey! nt  flamingdem   May-21-10 12:55 PM   #12 
     - No kidding  liberal N proud   May-21-10 01:06 PM   #20 
  - is this a friday news dump?  nashville_brook   May-21-10 12:57 PM   #13 
  - A dump? More like the whole outhouse!  Wednesdays   May-21-10 05:29 PM   #61 
  - This is pretty much in line with the original relief well estimates.  Codeine   May-21-10 12:57 PM   #14 
  - August of what year?????  AnArmyVeteran   May-21-10 12:58 PM   #15 
  - Oh well, no worries then.  Rex   May-21-10 12:59 PM   #16 
  - OK, someone please educate us? Aren't there four submarines that can dive 5000 feet?  ShortnFiery   May-21-10 01:00 PM   #17 
  - No.  dgibby   May-21-10 01:04 PM   #19 
  - The navy deep diving sub "Alvin" can go 3 times this depth.  Webster Green   May-21-10 01:08 PM   #23 
  - Right, I can't quote the source but I heard on CNN that only 4 submarines are capable of  ShortnFiery   May-21-10 01:12 PM   #28 
  - Cool!  dgibby   May-21-10 01:17 PM   #32 
  - DSV Alvin and DSV Sea Cliff can dive far in excess of 5,000 feet. n/t  racaulk   May-21-10 01:11 PM   #27 
  - Well, I saw a woman on some news show yesterday (CNN?) & she said yes  blueworld   May-21-10 01:11 PM   #26 
  - This is a GLOBAL Disaster. Call them up?!?  ShortnFiery   May-21-10 01:13 PM   #30 
  - France. nt  DURHAM D   May-21-10 01:17 PM   #33 
  - My understanding is that the relief well [s] have to be drilled down...  nenagh   May-21-10 01:19 PM   #34 
  - They could observe  Codeine   May-21-10 01:22 PM   #37 
  - You're certain on that? Sure that these deep sea subs don't have manipulation equipment?  ShortnFiery   May-21-10 01:25 PM   #40 
     - Heavy duty manipulation equipment that could work  Codeine   May-21-10 01:31 PM   #44 
        - How about this: Get the brightest engineers to devise a hair-filled thick ...  ShortnFiery   May-21-10 01:42 PM   #47 
           - There is no way on earth  Codeine   May-21-10 01:46 PM   #48 
              - OK, thanks.  ShortnFiery   May-21-10 01:55 PM   #52 
  - In what way exactly could/would you imagine that they'd assist?  Hempathy   May-21-10 06:51 PM   #63 
  - By August,  dgibby   May-21-10 01:02 PM   #18 
  - What they say is true: they SHOULD have it stopped by August.  damntexdem   May-21-10 01:08 PM   #22 
  - WTF?!?!?!  disillusioned73   May-21-10 01:11 PM   #25 
  - We're already in deep shit,  dgibby   May-21-10 01:21 PM   #36 
  - Thanks for the welcoming..  disillusioned73   May-21-10 02:43 PM   #57 
  - Outrage won't make the relief well drill any faster,  Codeine   May-21-10 01:24 PM   #38 
  - No it won't..  disillusioned73   May-21-10 02:47 PM   #58 
  - Hell, there are informed people here on DU that don't give a damn about the oil spill  earth mom   May-21-10 07:46 PM   #67 
  - They don't care.  blindpig   May-21-10 01:20 PM   #35 
  - My proposal is this: offshore rigs MUST from now on have relief wells mostly pre-drilled.  TwilightGardener   May-21-10 01:34 PM   #46 
     - That's not a bad idea, really.  Codeine   May-21-10 01:48 PM   #50 
     - I woudl say it is like starting a fire then trying to build fire hydrant network.  Statistical   May-21-10 01:49 PM   #51 
     - Doesn't matter.  blindpig   May-21-10 02:11 PM   #54 
  - Translation: We'll stop the leak when it runs out of oil. nt  NoGOPZone   May-21-10 01:26 PM   #41 
  - If that were the case- it would be spewing for years to come.  Hempathy   May-21-10 06:56 PM   #65 
  - I'm assuming that's August 2010?  lpbk2713   May-21-10 01:28 PM   #42 
  - August?! Fucking August?!!!  Kitty Herder   May-21-10 01:47 PM   #49 
  - We may be very well looking at a massive extinction level event / collapse of the ecological chain  Dank Nugs   May-21-10 02:15 PM   #55 
  - The nuke?  Statistical   May-21-10 02:22 PM   #56 
  - When that one's done, thousands more are waiting to happen. 50,685 other holes in the gulf.  NYC_SKP   May-21-10 02:50 PM   #59 
  - BP has ANOTHER, BIGGER disaster waiting to happen in the Gulf.  Karenina   May-21-10 05:48 PM   #62 
  - DUer 157099 says they should have already stopped the gusher  Duer 157099   May-21-10 06:57 PM   #66 
  - Considering the amount that has gushed out in a month, imagine three more  TK421   May-21-10 08:10 PM   #68 

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