Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Where is all the testimony at the Senate and House from scientists and conservations in rebuttal to the Petroleum Industry?

Bart Stupak is limiting the cause of the incident one mile down in the Gulf of Mexico to ONE failure of a device.  He is making the mistake of 'generalizing' the cause to treat the citizens of the country as simpletons to limit the impact on the Petroleum Industry.

I am sorry, but, that is not competent assessment of the circumstances the Gulf States and the citizens there are facing.  To allow such generalized assessment to dictate the impact on the Petroleum Industry is to doom it to happen againh....Representative Bart Stupak, head of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, said the rig's underwater blowout preventer had a leak in its hydraulic system and the device was not powerful enough to cut through joints to seal the drill pipe....  (click title to entry - thank you)

'Top hat' reaches Gulf of Mexico floor, BP says  (see link below for video)

...The "top hat," a 5-foot-tall, 4-foot-diameter structure, weighs less than 2 tons. The structure was deployed by the drill ship Enterprise....
...Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said the success of this latest attempt to cap the well could be known in the next few days....