Remember the last decade, when BP was running ads about how awesomely green they were? It was almost as if they believed in global warming and massive off-shore oil drilling.
Americans are more likely to say the U.S. should prioritize development of energy supplies than to say it should prioritize protecting the environment, the first time more have favored energy production over environmental protection in this question’s 10-year history.
Oh how nice, welcome to your oily Chernobyl America:
Federal officials are considering a number of high-risk and high-reward options to cap the runaway oil well in the Gulf…
The report warned that “if the riser pipe deteriorates further, the flow could become unchecked.” That could release millions of gallons of oil per day instead of the 210,000-gallon current estimate.
British Petroleum has withdrawn one of its waiver forms after fishermen in Venice, a town bracing for the arrival of an oil slick from the company’s leaking rig, complained BP was trying to “pull the wool over our eyes” by asking them to sign away all rights to sue.