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That's how Fox Business alerts -- let's take a look at live pictures of the gulf leak in the Gulf of Mexico -- supports -- BP preparing.
For a new effort to plug.
-- tomorrow the procedure is called top kill they're going to pump heavy drilling -- right into the top of that gushing well here's animation we put together for you.
Hoping that that -- with -- plug a hole stop the oil.
Chris if that doesn't work we should get used to seeing these pictures because BP says the next best idea.
May not be able to be implemented until.
August disaster of epic proportions meanwhile the agency that is supposed to regulate drilling offshore.
Is being accused of attempt accepting gifts from oil companies having sex with industry representatives and using government computers.
The SEC redux to watch pornography.
Let us now former EPA administrator and former Republican governor of New Jersey Christie Todd Whitman wow.
Imagine how did this by the way there's a group called the Minerals Management Service this is a unit of the Interior Department it -- manages the nation's offshore oil and gas resources.
And they were in bed literally.
With the oil company currently in the -- or something like this there.
And the you miss the part about the fellow who did admit that he was high on drugs when he went out one point two.
Look at one of the -- -- have -- -- it's sort of mind boggling you can't make this stuff up.
And you know any of this was given -- -- suspicions that hey this is gonna we're now actually got apparently it's mostly out of -- of their regional offices now where I think actually a -- office in London but I -- office.
One of the regions but here we are -- brought to our niece.
The state of Louisiana livid furious and that not more is being done at the moment why hasn't taken more than 35.
Days to -- Get to the point where we could think about putting mud down hole because no one's ever dealt with a meaning of this size before.
And at this depth.
I mean -- -- this is totally new -- what they've done is they've taken an incremental approach to what you try the first things first because you know they don't do this month if it doesn't happen exactly the right way.
They can actually make things worse.
They've got to be concerned about getting the right amount down the right time to fully plugged the hole immediately so that you don't have things flowing back -- -- that could cause other ruptures.
So there a number of its very technical -- -- -- are down to it they've tried a whole bunch of things nobody knows and that's the tragedy of this because.
We just have no clue of how when it's gonna end.
But meanwhile the oil is hitting the shores of Louisiana governor Bob -- dollars saying.
It's awful that we need this this citizens of the state of Louisiana are being prevented from doing things that we think will keep the oil offshore like.
Creating these sand berms and US Army Corps of Engineers says no you can't do it because of restrictions because of regulation.
I don't know why the in the army corps would say it at this point because I mean I know -- environmental sensitivities and they've got a lot of BP shouldn't we trust their people of Louisiana rather got a bureaucrats in Washington yes in this instance that's what I was about to say that they really ought to this is extraordinary they ought to set aside it.
You know set aside regulations you have to be careful about that because there are long term implications for anything you do.
But you've got to take some extraordinary measures on this and -- we are talking about.
Innumerable industries that are being hurt because it's not just the fishermen who can't go out and their votes anymore -- -- and number of it's tourism it's the -- people who repair the -- -- mean that the votes aren't going out the engines are breaking down in the people aren't gonna have money to be able to by the.
-- -- talk about raw liver problems governor BP has been ordered to stop using the that chemical that they were spraying all over the water to break up the oil because it has.
I think that -- found the so unbelievable that minor human hazard.
Well any human has -- would be serious but they've been told to stop doing it by the EPA and they're still doing it.
So what's the EPA doing why don't we see the iron fist coming down and the army will -- If you will rot in -- a copy days Friday right well -- -- trouble with that and you know I know everybody likes to see that he needs to do it for that to show that -- -- Always gonna do is just slow down things I mean right now.
Only thing should be concentrating on the stop the leak and clean up the mess and we shouldn't be having hearings don't distract people.
The CEOs or anybody else from what they really ought to be doing which is stopping this thing in cleaning up the mess.
Obama has to be there because he has to show -- as concerned as he -- but I honestly I'm not sure he could do much more than they've been doing.
Let -- switch to the state budget of New Jersey for a moment because of course is governor of New Jersey you were.
Very interest didn't turning the sea of bad situation around right now we have a governor who's.
Amount of work and tried to do exactly that he's getting a lot of flak for how's he doing.
I think he's doing very well I mean people will object to the Tony's -- when he got to do.
When you realize of the budget as most states and certainly the federal government has only about 17% discretionary spending if you're really gonna control spending you've got to get into those formula driven ones and that means getting back in the contracts you've got to get back into the contracts that.
Health care those sorts of things and renegotiate them see only way you're gonna find real savings let's hope the Super Bowl in New Jersey in New Jersey are -- all of that that's -- -- -- Jersey residents have yet there it -- they turn their money in New Jersey governor.
I Christie Todd Whitman and former head of you thank you very much.
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