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[ale] BP knew of problems 11 months before the rig blew

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From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org] On Behalf Of Larry Johnson
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 8:15 AM
To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts - Yes! We run Linux!
Subject: Re: [ale] BP knew of problems 11 months before the rig blew

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On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 8:14 AM, Larry Johnson
<larryfeltonjohnson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 7:44 AM, Geoffrey <lists at serioustechnology.com> wrote:
>> Damon L. Chesser wrote:
>>> For crying out loud.  Use a very large HE explosive or a very small
>>> tatical nuke.  Hole sealed, oil in the area neutralized.
>>> Of course we can't use a nuke, after all nukes are BAD.  NOT.
>> I've heard the concern with using a nuke is that it could set off a
>> caldera type reaction, which we certainly don't want.  Can't recall
>> where I got that though.
> To put it mildly I'm skeptical of the competency of any of the people
> thus far in charge of this catastrophe to make informed decisions
> involving nuclear blasts.  But that being said here's a link to a
> Soviet film describing a nuclear blast they used to stop a natural gas
> fire.
> Larry

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