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Posted on 10/20/2009 5:57:42 PM PDT by Mo1
Good ot see you sweets, even if it is only for a few minutes.
Grandma to a teenager.. YIKES!
Perhaps better than being a parent to one.
At least teenagers you can give back!
But you can’t spoil them anymore by then, but you CAN inspire Bad Ideas.
Asking that question gets more common, yes?
Trying to plot an escape route.
Beware of Darks gnomes.......and if he points you to a tunnel....don't go.......
He says that Richard Pryor is right, when you are on fire, people do get the heck out of the way!
Say.... aren’t you like 10 feet from Destin Beach?
It’s a miracle, no more blue hair, it’s all turned dark.......
Of course people get out of your way when you’re on fire.
It could be catching you know.
The escape tunnel is perfectly safe!
The lights only flicker occasionally.
Hi Sweets! Great to see another familiar face!
Still working hard, I see. I honestly don’t know how you do it.
Hard to believe Tyler is a teenager. They grow up way too fast, don’t they?
I hope you can pop in from time to time and let us know how you’re doing. And bring pictures with you, too. :)
Whassup down there?
Sweet, :) Girl don’t let yourself get too bogged down in the dreary stuff, gotta be good to yourself, too. :) I hear ya about the escape route, I keep digging up and moving around the coffee cans, stuffing and unstuffing the mattresses.
Hey U :) Just 1 second.... gotta take a danged call.
Deepwater Drilling Ban Lifted by New Orleans Federal Judge
A New Orleans federal judge lifted the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed by President Barack Obama following the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
Obama temporarily halted all drilling in waters deeper than 500 feet on May 27 to give a presidential commission time to study improvements in the safety of offshore operations. Government lawyers told U.S. District Judge Martin Feldmanthat the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon rig off the Louisiana coast in April was a game changer that exposed the risks of offshore oil exploration.
We need to make sure deepwater drilling is as safe as we thought it was the day before this incident, Brian Collins, a lawyer for the government, told Feldman in a court hearing June 21. It is crucial to take the time because to fail to do so would be to gamble with the long-term future of this region.
More than a dozen Louisiana offshore service and supply companies sued U.S. regulators to lift the ban. State officials claim 20,000 Louisiana jobs are in jeopardy if the deepwater drilling suspension lasts 18 months.
BP Plc, which leased the Deepwater Horizon, has two pipes collecting oil and gas from the ocean floor. They collected 25,830 barrels of oil yesterday, the biggest quantity diverted from the Gulf of Mexico since the April 20 spill began, London- based BP said in a statement.
Lawyers for the drilling companies told Feldman the moratorium illegally sidesteps a required industry comment period. They also said regulators failed to tell Obama that all active deepwater rigs passed an immediate re-inspection after the Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank, with only two rigs reporting minor violations and the rest getting approval to continue operations.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal asked Feldman on June 20 to lift the ban in 30 days after the judge imposes more stringent safety and oversight procedures. Such rules would incorporate the results of several ongoing drilling safety studies, including that of the presidential commission, Jindal and Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell wrote in court papers.
Jindals proposed compromise would let 33 deepwater rigs idled by the moratorium return to work within a month after their well-design plans were reapproved. His proposal also requires the rigs blowout prevention and other safety equipment to be recertified by a regulator stationed on each platform. Jindal and Caldwell suggested the compromise in a filing made in support of the lawsuit against federal regulators.
heeheehee. Mr Thin Skinned, Big Shot is having a very bad day. 'bout danged time! Made all the sweeter by two things, first, Judge Feldman is a Reagan appointee. Second, Judge Feldman acted swiftly and decisively, Governor Jindal just asked for this 2 days ago.
See you another day.
*Waves to fine southern lady*
We’re having a heat wave down here. Are you still at the lake?
Prolly just as well, as happens every time big news breaks, FR is so danged slow it is impossible to have an exchange.
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