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That is true
Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:04pm

But the oil companies don't care about the environment. They are in it for profit and they must remain competitive with the many others that are drilling off shore.

  • and its also very dangerousmatthew, Sun Aug 14 1:24pm
    luckily the pressure of the oil well in mexico was low and the weather calm, else they might have not been able to cap it.....and u can imagine a few hundred billion barrels spewing out into the... more
    • Gentlemen, a WOOD fire is dangerousLewis, Wed Aug 17 7:14am
      The native bush people in Australia have so frequently set the bush ablaze that the place has gotten used to it - in fact, there are trees that will not germinate unless they ARE exposed to fire. If... more
    • That is true — Mike, Tue Aug 16 11:04pm
    • I sometimes wonder about thatLewis, Mon Aug 15 8:12am
      Oil isn't made and then inflicted on nature by man; it's a natural substance, and nature knows how to deal with it. There are many places on earth where oil spurts up, without any wells having been... more
      • Yes, nature does deal with itMike, Tue Aug 16 11:32pm
        It's really a matter of balance. Oil does seep on it's own from below and is eventually dispersed and eaten up. However, a full blown large well that is emptied into the ocean in a short amount of... more
        • Yes, that's true tooLewis, Wed Aug 17 7:19am
          But then oil from a British rig intended for the US is no more noxious than oil from a Chinese rig intended for China - and our seaboard (Atlantic and Gulf) is littered with oil rigs of other... more
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