Massive oil spill in Gulf grows, threatens fragile coastlands

Full story: The York Daily Record

This April 28 photo released by Greenpeace shows an aerial view of the Gulf of Mexico south of Louisiana, where oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead continues to spread.

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nosferatu

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Yeah, "drill here, drill now...", right? Who needs a bunch of shore birds or beaches anyway, right?

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Apr 29, 2010
 
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Yeah, "drill here, drill now...", right? Who needs a bunch of shore birds or beaches anyway, right?
I agree with you some what. People don't want you to drill but when they think of news ways to get energy like wind energy they bitch about the wind mills.

Point in case look at what is going on in Cape Cod and on a more local scale the same thing is going on in Somerset County along the Turnpike. They want to install wind mills and people complain they will ruin property values and views.

They said the wind mills off Cape Cod would appear to be 1/2" tall on the horizon. You either want to drill or come up other means. You can't bitch about both.
nosferatu

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Apr 29, 2010
 
personally, i think the windmills are kinda cool looking. but if i had a multimillion dollar home on the beach, yeah, i might complain. just put 'em out further. or live with 'em, i'm sure the beach dwellers are more in tune with animal conservation than most.
the one's on the tpke at breezewood or wherever they are are interesting.
Of course there's always solar but or geo thermal but geothermal is kind of expensive and people think no sun, no energy.
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Apr 29, 2010
 
oil spill will bring out the fanatics..we need to figure out how to do with out oil..
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Apr 29, 2010
 
If greenpeace wants to really do something about the oil spill, quit crabbin about it and get out there and help the people who are trying to contain the spill. If the government is going to be slow about containing the spill, I say screw them and go ahead and do what ya have to do, inorder to contain the spill. Maybe you four think we don't need beaches or birds. But we do. I honestly don't know what we need to do to get away from foreign oil, expect go back to using coal and clean coal plants. Yes, the windmills are a good idea, but hey, the cost to maintain them is outrageous. Some spots are great for wind power, other places just don't have much wind at all. I just hate to see people who make a living off of fishing etc. do without . It's rough enough right now for everyone, now it will be a little rougher.
Wealthy Oilman

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Apr 30, 2010
 
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Yeah, "drill here, drill now...", right? Who needs a bunch of shore birds or beaches anyway, right?
I agree, no one cares about a few birds and shrimp. Louisianna has always been a dirty state, so whats a little oil down at the beach? Maybe you will get lucky and have a category 5 hurricane later this summer and wash it all away. If not, it's only Louisianna so who cares. Maybe Ray Nagin will fix it all up for you.
nosferatu

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Apr 30, 2010
 
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I agree, no one cares about a few birds and shrimp. Louisianna has always been a dirty state, so whats a little oil down at the beach? Maybe you will get lucky and have a category 5 hurricane later this summer and wash it all away. If not, it's only Louisianna so who cares. Maybe Ray Nagin will fix it all up for you.
Maybe you ARE Ray Ray. Kinda sound like him, making no sense at all.
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Apr 30, 2010
 
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Maybe you ARE Ray Ray. Kinda sound like him, making no sense at all.
Poor, uneducated yankees have always had a hard time understanding english.
nosferatu

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Apr 30, 2010
 
Wealthy Oilman wrote:
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Poor, uneducated yankees have always had a hard time understanding english.
If'n you dumb redneck rebels had gone beyond 2nd grade in yer learnin', we could probably communicate.
Wealthy Oilman

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Apr 30, 2010
 
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If'n you dumb redneck rebels had gone beyond 2nd grade in yer learnin', we could probably communicate.
Uneducated, drunk and homo are no way to go through life. But if you must, carry on that way.
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Uneducated, drunk and homo are no way to go through life. But if you must, carry on that way.
Your mom didn't think there was anything remotely homosexual about me last night.
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Apr 30, 2010
 
And, I think I educated her rather well, seeing as how little you or your uncle/father were able to teach her. As for drunk, yeah, I'll cop to that.

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Apr 30, 2010
 
Safety Coordinators - Gulf Shore Oil Clean-up - LA

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Our WBE, National Safety Consulting customizes Safety Programs and supplies each site with manpower to effectively implement these specifically designed programs for all trades businesses.

We also work in assistance with primary Safety Directors (Safety Temps Limited) to help implement a safety program that may already be in place.

Our Safety Coordinators conduct onsite audits to ensure jobsite safety that meets or exceeds operating standards for seasonal projects and contracted work while keeping insurance premiums, workman's compensation, recordable injuries, and safety violations to a minimum.

WE ARE ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR SAFETY COORDINATORS IN LOUISIANA FOR ONSITE SAFETY DURING THE GULF OIL SPILL CLEAN-UP.
THESE ARE ON-SHORE POSITIONS FOR THE TIME AND THE JOB WILL START WITHIN THE NEXT 7 TO 10 DAYS.
INTERESTED CANDIDATES MUST SEND RESUME TO: dmahacek@nationalsafetyconsult ing.com

Please be specific with your safety experience and certifications.

We will be hiring a minimum of 25 Safety Cooridnators.

$100 per diem
$20.00 per hour
time and a half over fourty hours and Saturdays
double time Sundays and holidays
60-70 hours per week
This is a 1 - 2 year gig possibly longer
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Construction Safety wrote:
Safety Coordinators - Gulf Shore Oil Clean-up - LA
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Our WBE, National Safety Consulting customizes Safety Programs and supplies each site with manpower to effectively implement these specifically designed programs for all trades businesses.
We also work in assistance with primary Safety Directors (Safety Temps Limited) to help implement a safety program that may already be in place.
Our Safety Coordinators conduct onsite audits to ensure jobsite safety that meets or exceeds operating standards for seasonal projects and contracted work while keeping insurance premiums, workman's compensation, recordable injuries, and safety violations to a minimum.
WE ARE ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR SAFETY COORDINATORS IN LOUISIANA FOR ONSITE SAFETY DURING THE GULF OIL SPILL CLEAN-UP.
THESE ARE ON-SHORE POSITIONS FOR THE TIME AND THE JOB WILL START WITHIN THE NEXT 7 TO 10 DAYS.
INTERESTED CANDIDATES MUST SEND RESUME TO: dmahacek@nationalsafetyconsult ing.com
Please be specific with your safety experience and certifications.
We will be hiring a minimum of 25 Safety Cooridnators.
$100 per diem
$20.00 per hour
time and a half over fourty hours and Saturdays
double time Sundays and holidays
60-70 hours per week
This is a 1 - 2 year gig possibly longer
Let's see, I don't wear a seatbelt and I don't use a helmet on my motorcycle. And I don't own an assault rifle to defend myself in Louisiana, guess I'm out.
Wealthy Oilman

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Apr 30, 2010
 
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If'n you dumb redneck rebels had gone beyond 2nd grade in yer learnin', we could probably communicate.
Yes, she told me how your old daddy held you down and packed your ass fudge till your crack bled. You still sore today? How long has your daddy been packing your fudge? Have fun on your vacation in San Francisco. Don't grt your fudge packed too tight.

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