From Ecuador to Nigeria to the Gulf of Mexico

“In the United States alone, roughly 20,000 oil spills were recorded between 2000-2008, totalling some 4 million gallons.”

Posted by Ahni on July 14, 2010
Oil industry sycophants, with their dollar store logic, are quick to tell us that oil spills are one of those ‘unfortunate facts of life’, like taxes in a market economy or Geraldo Rivera becoming a journalist.

They’re tragedies that we’re just supposed to live with, they tell us. After all, ‘We’re only human. We all mistakes’.

Maybe it’s enough to explain a couple oil spills—like the one by that guy who ‘accidentally’ dropped his bucket into an open sewer—But, of course, we’re talking about far more than one or two.

Read on…

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Posted on 15 July, 2010, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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