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BeaconLite

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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:41:04 AM

GULF SHORES, Ala. - Finding tar balls linked to the BP oil spill isn't difficult on some Gulf Coast beaches, but the company and the government say it isn't common enough to keep sending out the crews that patrolled the sand for three years in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.
Visit By Jay Reeves, The Associated Press | The Canadian Press for full article
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PDQBlues
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 2:35:33 PM


With the oil much still there, people have a justification to be so concerned.

The problem with oil spills is that oil corporations cannot clean it all up.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 7:17:14 AM

They made the mess..... They need to clean it ALL up.
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RBob
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 6:13:58 PM

One more example why we need liability bonding for the oil companies and things such as clean-ups are done independently. There is no way the House of Representatives would support it though.
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ktbaeohana
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 6:07:18 PM

cleaning will be need now and future. watch and see.
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dodsworth
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 3:30:11 PM

Too bad. Go away. Don't bother me.

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must87searcher
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 3:09:47 PM

With the conditions of today, it is sure no surprise that it would take so long for this too occur.
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naspa
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 2:16:35 PM

It cannot be cleaned up with all the effort and $$$ in the world. It's all a lie.
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marcelpr
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 2:12:29 PM

It's not all cleaned up, and B.P. knows that.
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bouncing4fun
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 2:03:51 PM

I imagine it would be very difficult to clean all of the oil out of the water.
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Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 1:42:34 PM

The dirt will stay there for decades
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rcornel
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 1:30:21 PM

Old news.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 1:29:33 PM

I wonder how long the tar balls will continue to show up.
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 1:26:24 PM

LOL, 4th repost and counting!
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MadFueler
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 1:15:39 PM

BP recognizes that the job continues - at least according to this article - but the Coast Guard doesn't? Strange goings on...
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wrunner
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 1:13:49 PM

It never really ends.

BP is not off the hook, not by a long shot.

It's not over, until it's over.
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HorizonChaser
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:57:46 PM

Don't believe their ads! My family lives in Gulf Shores only 1 mile from the beach. When I say You cannot trust BP or the Government, I know what I'm talking about.
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:57:25 PM

While not defending BP There was tar on the beaches way before the spill due to natural seepage and spill that happened in the GOM without being reported
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evowner
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:47:27 PM

But on the corporate sponsored news, they said all the beaches are clean?
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Sapper08
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:35:23 PM

They should be responsible for a perpetual patrol!
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BALRSTATUS
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:35:10 PM

old
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kiatoindos
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:31:09 PM

Whole lotta rigs out there!
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ObieDog
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:07:43 PM

How about maintaining an on call presence?
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fedupMN
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:01:16 PM

BP will NEVER be able to clean up after itself, but it will continue to rake in the profits.
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Ken2OD
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:57:00 AM

The cleaning will never stop. There are still small beaches near Potato Point in Alaska where EXXON VALDEZ spilled its load. Some native Alaskans still have not been paid for their loss of subsistence fishing.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:48:02 AM

eco nazi's would prefer a 100 year cleanup
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pilotmass
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:46:43 AM

There will always be some need, but how do you know every blob is BPs?
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