Skip to comments.Former NOAA oil spill cleanup boss says Obama waited too long in Gulf disaster
Posted on 05/02/2010 6:49:08 PM PDT by Nachum
Why didn't federal officials implement an oil spill clean up plan they've had on the books since 1994 as soon as possible after crude began pumping into the Gulf of Mexico following the explosion and sinking of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling platform 53 miles south of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico?
The Mobile Register reports that Ron Gouget, who formerly managed the oil spill cleanup department of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as a similar unit for the state of Louisiana, is criticizing the Obama White House's failure to act according to existing government plans in the event of a spill in the area now being deluged with thousands of barrels of crude oil every day.
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The list, ping
Never let a good crisis go to waste.
Seems I’ve heard that VERY recently.
Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama consider yourselves sacrificed on the alter of the greater good.
According to the linked article, there is still time to considerably limit the damage. But that means the federal government will have to take real action - something that this Administration has been reluctant to do at this point.
Because oil-covered coastlines would be of more political value than all the livelihoods kept going by a prompt beginning of a cleanup.
“The Mobile Register reports that Ron Gouget, who formerly managed the oil spill cleanup department of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as a similar unit for the state of Louisiana, is criticizing the Obama White House’s failure to act “
MSM will remain silent or defend him.
Of course he did, and he probably did it on purpose, too.
Dont worry, Obama flew down there today and got all the fingers pointed in the right direction.
“Why didn’t federal officials implement an oil spill clean up plan they’ve had on the books since 1994?”
My question is why didn’t BP have such a plan and implement it?
I am no fan of the Obama regime. But I see this as BP’s responsibility.
0bummer laughs about his big giant oil slick, kicking oilers in the teeth. Now his nuclear buddies can start building.
ya ..he did...why didnt they burn it..or use the usual chemicals on it.?
why is Jindyl not making a move????
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