Sunday, May 2, 2010

BP didn't plan for a major oil spill?

The worst U.S. oil spill in decades reached into precious shoreline habitat along the Gulf Coast as documents emerged showing British Petroleum downplayed the possibility of a catastrophic accident at the offshore rig that exploded.

BP suggested in a 2009 exploration plan and environmental impact analysis for the well that an accident leading to a giant crude oil spill and serious damage to beaches, fish and mammals was unlikely, or virtually impossible.

Of course BP didn't plan for a major oil spill.

After all, the "regulators" didn't make them.

It makes you wonder what we pay these bureaucrats for doing all day.

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