Skip to comments.Nuke the BP oil spill & environazis that get in the way, too much at stake
Posted on 05/21/2010 8:13:04 PM PDT by steve0
Nuke the BP oil spill drill hole, it will seal it just as the Russians have done at 9 other sites. Too much money and environmental damage is at stake and we can no longer allow PC & environazis to prevent the correct action from being considered and taken. Obama promised to use science in determination of policy, yet they have taken the nuclear option off the table.
It may not be a huge spill in size, but it (or the LSM hype surrounding it?) is already having significant economic impact on the Gulf Coast states.
A small nuke would seal it. Been done before. The Russians will do it again.
But for some reason people want to mock even looking at the idea. I just don’t get that.
Just stick Obamas head in there or Michelle feet...that’ll stop it...both are big enough.
So my “Freep-age” is what determines how conservative I am? Keep piling on the nonsense when your arguments fail.
why does it have to be a nuke explosion?
If anybody has publicly done the math that shows how much of a wall of water this would kick up on shore the continent, I’ve missed it. But almost all of what would have been “KABOOM” sound in the air will become kinetic energy in water. Nobody is even asking about tsunamis? Massive wildlife kills? Unreal.
Russkies sealed gas wells, not oil, and none in the ocean this close to a populated area.
“Just because the stuff that would otherwise be fallout doesnt go into the air doesnt mean it doesnt go somewhere it is not particularly helpful. Also does the word tsunami mean anything to you?”
Dozens of Nukes have gone off in the atmosphere and ocean with NO tsunamis. Similarly radiation is only harmful if you are close by and in the right path.
Otherwise (for one small example) I live under 10 miles from TMI, as do a growing population, and that had DIRECT air releases of steam and other gases. We are in a thriving and growing area. NO proven or documented health problems.
The worst documented thing of TMI accident was power prices had a spike in price for a while.
I thought hippy-nuke-phobia was gone as people got smarter and lived by the facts rather than by irrational fears.
Guess you proved that (hippy-nuke-phobia) is still alive and well. As a note, if you use the HD aluminum foil it makes a better emergency helmet.
No, just you and your ridiculous thread (blow it up with a nuke).
I have 30 years in the oil industry, technology end (smart end).
Oh by the way, how many years do you have in the oil industry?
How many years do you have in the nuclear bomb industry?
How many years do you have in the geology industry?
The idea seems to be to create a high temperature sufficient to melt the sea floor into a glass cap. If it does not, instead, open up a gusher orders of magnitude worse than original, accompanied by the most amazing oil fed flames ever seen on earth.
Ok maybe I will agree to that. And I can understand some of our more liberal Freepers getting all hissy, like now, if we had, dare I say it personal nuclear weapons? Ok there is your humor for the night.
Three Mile Island never suffered an event akin to the detonation of a nuke. You’re being silly.
...or it will rupture the reservoir and caprock, like a super=frac, and then there will be numerous uncontrolled and uncontrollable seeps in the floor of the Gulf until the reservoir depletes, instead of one 10 inch pipe.
Keep your skivvies on.
The blowout in '79 took nine months to get under control and the gulf recovered. If anything, a relief well can be drilled in 1/3 or less time than that took, and the well sealed by more conventional means, without radiation.
The Russians had a couple that did not work, iirc. Maybe you should talk about those.
Now if the Bummer admin will stop forbidding measures to mitigate the spill in the meantime! Such as barriers to hinder it from getting to land, and dispersants to hasten its biodegradation.
In a nutshell, this has not been done before, because the Russians didn't do it under a mile of ocean.
Eat your chicken, put your firecrackers away, and let the professionals handle it.
Why would they do that? They want a disaster so they can promote windmills and electric cars that won't go when it is 30 below. This nuke crap would be a wet dream for them, in terms of disasters.
Very,very baaad idea!...
I don’t want to hear it unless you take my anti-nuke hissy fit pansy identification test.
Indicate whether you support or oppose
1. Food irradiation: s o
2. Consideration of Nuke technology to deal with Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs): s o There are currently 1131 known PHAs.
3. American Nuclear Power: s o
4. Neutron bomb: s o
5. Nuclear powered deep space vehicles: s o
Thank you for your answers
You probably want to ban Dihydrogen Monoxide (DM), from the environment.
I repeat, it *won't* kill *enough* hippies.
The only thing we could hope for is an AIDS benefit/Decriminalize Pot chartered cruise ship to be anchored over Water Zero.
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