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



On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 08:31 -0400, Lightner, Jeff wrote:
> After being gone on vacation for a week it is nice to come back to find ALE is still dedicated to promoting Linux...

Linux is the best OS to use to control the
countdown/detonation/monitoring of nukes used to blast run-a-way oil
wells.
> 
> :p
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> 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
> 
> Forgot the link:
> 
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpPNQoTlacU
> 
> Larry
> 
> 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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