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Reply #45: Take over the cleanup efforts in the ocean. [View All]

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Lyric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-22-10 12:03 AM
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45. Take over the cleanup efforts in the ocean.
Take over efforts to stop the leak, as BP obviously has other priorities. Start a temporary WPA-style work organization to hire laborers who desperately NEED jobs right now, train them, and send them down to the Gulf to start cleaning the beaches and wetlands. Force BP to disclose to the public exactly what's going on, how LONG it's been going on, exactly how much oil is leaking into the Gulf every day, and what their corporate plan is to heal the long-term damage. Start hammering Congress to get rid of any liability caps that might be standing in the way of forcing BP and Transocean to take full and personal responsibility for this mess. Address the nation at least once a week on TV to explain what's going on and what the current government efforts are to address the incoming problems like creeping ocean pollution via the loop current, wildlife casualties, wetland damage and cleanup, the fishing industry crisis, the tourism/state economy issues, potential health problems, corporate accountability, and ensuring that this never happens again.

You know...be a leader?

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