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Gulf Oil Spill

Posted July 8th, 2010 at 09:28 PM by Chilling Touch
Well, I would like to go to college to get trained to be a pharmacist. As a lifegaurd, Im on the way there. Water has become a large part of my job, and thus I am more concerned then I may have been about the oil spill. A recent talk with a veteran of the Kuwait oil spill has left me with some thoughts that I wanted to share.

Now, there are differences between Kuwait, and the gulf. First, the gulf is in water, and Kuwait was on land. The gulf is 1000 feet deeper than Kuwait. Finally, there is about 15-20 year difference between the two.


Being on land vs water is not much of a difference. Oil still spray's, leaks, and catches flames. The big difference is that the Kuwait oil spilled into desert, not ocean. The depth difference does not affect the fixing op much, except for the pressure diffrence, which makes it much harder for humans to go down and examine the spill.
Finally, the time difference. This is what gets me fired up at BP. There seems...

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