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



Jim Kinney wrote:
> True. EarthFirst is often seen as ecoterrorists. Their antics have been 
> very geared towards don't make an eco mess while causing problems for 
> "the man". This BP mess sounds more like NASA bad management calls and 
> the Challenget disaster.

Agreed.  I think the bottom line is, either they cut corners, or they 
simply did not plan for dealing with such a problem.  Disaster recovery 
should be part of their plan, obviously it was not.

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>> On Jun 3, 2010 9:07 AM, "Geoffrey" <lists at serioustechnology.com 
>> <mailto:lists at serioustechnology.com>> wrote:
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>> wolf at wolfhalton.info <mailto:wolf at wolfhalton.info> wrote:
>> > @Jeff - Can we let go of the "xx-terrorist" terminology? Unless, of
>> ...
>>
>> On the other hand, I don't think a person who is ecologically minded
>> would create such a disaster for the sake of proving a point.
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>> > Extreme in my moderation,
>> > Wolf
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