As probability would have it, I was assembly remaining week with Louisiana lawyer Daniel Becnel Jr. when phrase obtained here in of the platform explosion. Daniel represents oil staff on these platforms; now, he’ll signify their bereaved families. The Coast Guard referred to as him. That they had discovered the emergency evacuation capsule floating within the sea and had been afraid to open it and disturb the cooked our bodies.
In his April 30 Truthout article, Jason Leopold cited a whistleblower (unnamed for his safety), saying to rely on extra Gulf catastrophes based mostly totally on BP’s history of breaking federal legal tips and its personal interior procedures. You see, nearly seventy five % of all U.S. waterfowl use Louisiana’s three million acres of wetlands to relaxation or nest. Once the oil spill gets into these wetlands it’s over for these waterfowl.
In 2004, Alaska state regulators accused BP of … Read More