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-- oil slick -- alone as -- -- Catastrophe.
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Well you could -- Hurricane Katrina the great game and -- kind of pride myself on how many people I know.
In those in this state of Louisiana and Texas so when this happened night that a lot of calls -- -- at rice university of in the petroleum club -- you that the top people the oil industry and Halliburton -- all around me in Houston and then -- -- all these fishing and dunking people now than.
Louisiana's -- are looking into it quickly and got on the idea of very very early that pretty British Petroleum matter if they don't like that need anymore they -- be called just PP yeah.
But that BP is was it was clueless and Sutcliffe.
About what to do meaning.
You know they they've had a bunch of disasters they had -- -- -- Texas City.
Texas were fourteen.
-- died in 2005.
With little media attention in 2006.
All of their pipes corroded -- -- just build all oil all over the north.
Slope Honduras and last they were charged with criminal negligence it was a horrible scene and then now this one com.
So the BP still -- also -- three major oil disasters in the United States within five years.
So -- -- about offshore oil was much about this company BP that has risen very fast.
Started making record profits that.
Just listening here to do the safety standards and we knew from the outset that this thing they really have no idea.
Of drilling billion over 5000 feet in the goal what would happen -- this happened they didn't.
Think they find a lot of waivers saying they had a back up plan if if the remote 1% chance the book.
Still ever could part occurred one in 1000 we've been able to.
You know tourniquet bit in the and stop it quickly while obviously they can't didn't right now -- just -- -- and I think if there is an answer.
He's such a relief well it's gonna come from the university research departments of America there -- a lot of ideas that are been trying to get government approval quickly.
Including one that I've been -- people approach me about as.
Chemical solution that stuff doesn't break up the oil like the dispersants -- the right to -- at the top and it forms almost like that who were.
-- that you can just try to collected from the the surface of the gulf and will do -- long term damage but.
Really at this point nobody knows what's going on and if there's big questions why -- -- building a relief well -- -- immediately we've lost about three weeks ago.
Just getting started -- that could be another three weeks that this.
-- -- -- how will avail.
A lot to.
Operate and each man woman who sign off on the -- Well I believe anything and then they have largely MMS was created after the Santa Barbara wasn't announced.
Via MMS mineral management service was created after Santa Barbara.
And they became mom supposed to be -- watchdog agency they were supposed to implement the national environmental policy act.
And as you know what they -- sold Coke consult our culture secretary is now the biting them in the -- one that -- The money's coming that we just sit at thirteen billion last year meaning money from releasing oil land -- federal government does.
In the other half it's supposed to be a watchdog agency that monitors the army environmental law.
Safety of all offshore drilling and so hopefully we'll get a little better.
You know low mileage out of they need to get you know politics to disaster catastrophe like this that kind of get things back to work should be but it did a very.
-- unproductive well.
And then mass below where they would be -- regulators -- way too close to the industry you work.
Looking for perks.
And you -- personal profit or getting back in but at what they left government getting into the oil industry.
So became a cozy situation instead of a proper regulatory one.
-- -- -- -- The throughout the blowout protector of all heard about.
If they've been talking about they have no idea.
And really didn't have any ways to ensure that poll furcal know either one of them worker and -- and and it doesn't really have enough.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Exactly and in the any dug -- -- -- -- talked you know right now the attitude in the oil industry other company is there.
They're quietly I'll keep doing DP had their say we wouldn't do that we would have been better.
Com -- companies like.
You know Exxon and shell for example -- -- People elect talked to with those companies that are very very -- mean at the very top.
Art just mortified that BP's -- -- the whole industry right now.
You know until you do with it meanwhile it's it's haven't -- political ramifications your listeners might.
Find it that if we -- -- higher gas prices potentially.
This summer the cleanup bill was going to be just.
-- no idea whether this thing's gonna.
Head west to Texas circuit in that gulf loop current and do damage in the Florida Keys and then come -- Effect you know Virginia in the -- lightness and so right now what Obama's gonna have to do what I guess circling going to called the big -- so.
They're gonna stop with exploration.
Drilling of new sites and try to get -- control of the existing ones to do -- a stab -- quick inspections.
So this summer for example shell was going to drill -- The and -- their verdict refuge in Alaska and -- still probably going to be.
Frozen from doing that they can't it's so cold up there that can only drill in the summer.
So they're gonna probably lose this summer -- you know people to commission reports and in the findings about what actually occurred here -- that could take months women have a decent report for the summer fall.
Run a mindset one senators.
-- became widely and all of us.
Catastrophe happened to be period if possible from a -- -- -- Another one in your rich friends growing up the world of assorted talking at all assemble and pack and plus alone.
But at the you know Boone is actually know -- up in Washington the other day.
He's lobbying still like saying I told you wind farms were the way to go and we'll run it apparently -- run.
Yeah -- nub there either but that -- -- -- just get so nasty for the wildlife down there and in Louisiana Mississippi Alabama.
Finally be -- Evan Thomas as -- war lovers.
I have not read it I've read a review of it in the New York Times -- I haven't read it I know we have been.
Quite well and I'm looking -- -- -- -- than ever get a chance to catch up to and I know it's about the Spanish American war in your boy your blog cantata come and another -- -- so well.
I'm I called the colonel.
And and colonel Roosevelt some of his some.
Islands are getting room right now he created them all right when -- Mississippi Louisiana.
He went and he created him as are federal bird reserves but it was one of the first place that you should -- -- And Roosevelt went down to the very islands that are for the only ones -- so for a layup areas getting the oil right now he went down there with the Audubon society is -- All but silenced because he was worried about the migratory birds in the Mississippi River fly way.
And either strict footage black and white grainy footage here barefoot.
Amongst the birds in the assignments that he had -- probably a man many Henry K Joseph -- the best order followed just he was to minister from Connecticut it was -- -- down there.
And outs of roads everywhere I look I see what -- yard did that saw.
Significant and important -- -- -- -- -- -- all the allusion islands for example from a from being -- doing well group -- electorate is.
Just Brad -- Evan Donaldson -- -- just haters let's just McLaren.
Well they did eight PR for him really he got that for some people like if you get up there in America you follow the Roosevelt -- he was somebody right now.
There was a particular -- -- tell -- -- Roosevelt would have done -- BP right now follow it because he was fearless from any always worked for what was best of the American people he had a sense of Americanism about it.
And I have more I read about above the more I'm impressed that he who have put his essential Americanism that is greatness.
You're -- your to your right here on on Monday Caroline on the land mammal programs -- Over the government checked out got a CD a purse that plate that -- get out when I was up working on a book and I've played it.
Over and over -- I've got a couple for so long football mind my party's real good she's.
Some people say the strongest voice other taxes since.
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You know well she's she's she's really got things on thank you memos don't Reggie Love.
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