foul Gulf Coast
Obama - bad time to OK off-shore drilling
Coast Guard crews raced to protect the Gulf of
Mexico coastline Monday as a remote sub tried to shut off
an underwater oil well that's gushing 42,000
gallons a day from the site of a wrecked drilling platform.
If crews cannot stop the leak quickly, they might
need to redirect the oil, a laborious process
that could take weeks while oil washes up
along a broad stretch of shore, from the white-sand
beaches of Florida's Panhandle to the swamps
As of Monday afternoon, an area 48 miles long
and 39 miles wide was covered
by oil that leaked from the site of the rig,
Did I imagine it? I think I
remember hearing Obama say last month, when he
green-lit off-shore drilling, that "new
technologies" were making oil spills "less
"Less likely" than what?
The massive oil spills of the late eighties?
Can we get a progress report on Obama's promise to embrace renewable
I don't think nu-ku-ler power and off-shore drilling point to "embracing"
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