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Reply #124: I believe BP vastly underestimated the amount of oil being spewed by the Gusher from the beginning. [View All]

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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-06-10 12:22 PM
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124. I believe BP vastly underestimated the amount of oil being spewed by the Gusher from the beginning.
They continually ratcheted it upward as the evidence became too overwhelming to deny, I believed that to be a deliberate lie as a means to diminish their liability but even if it wasn't that doesn't speak well for their capability to estimate the amount of oil gushed in to the Gulf.

They or their hired contractors did their best to deny access to journalists, scientists and environmental groups to assess the scope of the catastrophe.

They hired some of the best scientists from the Gulf to work on their behalf.

With that kind of record; I see no reason to trust their estimates or that of their hired scientists as to the elimination of the oil and the stage of it's environmental impact.

Thanks for the thread, AnArmyVeteran.
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