10 Mar '18, 10am

See: Trump Views the Ocean as a Gas Station and a Garbage Dump

See: Trump Views the Ocean as a Gas Station and a Garbage Dump

In 2000, I was onboard a BP offshore oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, where the roughnecks and roustabouts on the drill deck wore hard hats, steel-toed boots, and T-shirts reading “New Rig, New People, New Record”—referring to the depth of the underwater well they had completed. I asked the “company man” in charge what would happen if there were a blowout a mile or two down. “Well, David, guess we’ll find out when that happens,” he told me. Ten years later, I found out. Shortly after the BP blowout that killed 11 oil workers, I was flying 2,000 feet above the Gulf watching at least a hundred dolphins and a humpback whale trapped and dying in the massive oil slick from the Deepwater Horizon. The Gulf’s sky was smudged with a dozen columns of black smoke from where BP and U.S. Coast Guard crews were burning off some of the surface oil. It was one of the worst environm...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/trump-views-ocean-gas-s...

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