Saturday, May 29, 2010

BP OIL SPILL & The Need For A Criminal Investigation of BP and Corrupt Gov't Oversight Agencies

BP Deepwater Horizon Blowout and 70,000 -95,000 barrels of oil daily
Obama doesn't go far enough by not shutting down all Deep Water oil drilling esp. on BPs even deeper well on the rig Atlantis.

Dylan Ratigan at The Young Tuks 7 cozy relationship of corporations and government agencies which are supposed to provide independent oversight of those industries.
Mainstream Media seems to be more often than not defending these big corporations ie Big Oil & Big Coal

Problems dealing with the oil spill are compounded by the cozy relationship among corporations and the US Government -this relationship should be examined more closely by the media but the Media at times appears to be working to defend the corporations and refuse to do their jobs as serious journalist .

Dylan Ratigan rails against the cozy relationship among corporations the US Government and the Media . from The Young Turks Ratigan sitting in for Cenk Uygur
Oil Spill, Govt & Corporations - Dylan Ratigan

Despite Obama's assurances deep water drilling is still taking place in the Gulf ie Tha Atlantis
BP Oil Spill Surpasses Exxon Valdez as Worst in US History, Democracy Now May 28, 2010

US officials have confirmed what many have widely feared: the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is the worst oil spill in US history. On Thursday, the US Geological Survey said the well has been spewing between 504,000 and more than a million gallons of oil a day. That means a minimum 19 million gallons have spilled into the Gulf over the past five weeks, easily surpassing the size of the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska. The highest estimate would mean a spill of nearly 39 million gallons.

BP Role in 1989 Exxon Valdez Disaster - 5-26-2010 Democracy NOW!

May 26, 2010 — Democracy NOW! - DN! The BP oil spill is the worst to hit the United States since the Exxon Valdez disaster of 1989. The devastation in the Gulf Coast has renewed attention on BPs key role in the botched containment of Exxon Valdez. We speak to Zygmunt Plater, an environmental law professor at Boston College who headed the legal team for the state-appointed Alaska Oil Spill Commission that investigated the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill. Published with written permission from

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