Sunday, May 30, 2010

BP's Gulf Oil Spill: Where's Our Outrage?

Where is the public outrage? Why the apathy to the biggest oil spill in the history of the world? Have we given it all up to BP? That would be our whole Gulf coast and the billions of dollars and jobs it spawns? Just like that?
Are we asleep? Is our government asleep or have they been totally bought too? Now the media can't get close to the BP's Gulf oil spill. Why not? None of the news sounds good. Here's a headline from

Gulf Oil Still May Be 19 Times Bigger Than Originally Thought

Washington - The latest glimpse of video footage of the oil spill deep under the Gulf of Mexico indicates that around 95,000 barrels, or 4 million gallons, a day of crude oil may be spewing from the leaking wellhead, 19 times the previous estimate, an engineering professor told Congress Wednesday.

1 comment:

Sharon said...

I have been following Rachel Maddow's coverage of the spill and its aftermath. It's hard to watch. The congresswoman from LA sounds like drilling will continue to be part of their reality, regardless of the red-light warning of what happens when safety measures are circumvented and regulations are ignored and people do not do the jobs they were hired to do. How do we get people to do the right thing? That really is the question that no one can answer.