Oil Containment Dome Hits a Snag

Reporting from Los Angeles and Gulfport, Miss.From the inception of BP’s plan to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil leak with a big metal box, officials have cautioned that the idea was fraught with unknowns and potential problems. No sooner had the 100-ton containment device been maneuvered into place than they were proved right.

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Massive oil pollution in Gulf of Mexico … from German U-Boats sinking dozens of American oil tankers.

americanpress.com/lc/blogs/wpnewssum/?p=8861

MASSIVE dead zone in Gulf of Mexico … 1070’s … 1980’s … 1880’s … from:

americanpress.com/lc/blogs/wpnewssum/?p=7960

by the way, these dead zones USED TO show up on maps. ]

According to the article, the shrimp boats have been hired by BP to help with the repair operations. [Watch out, though, for imported shrimp.]

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