The clean up workers have the same privlidges with tents to go to.
While they may be there 8 hours their actual time working is only 2.5~3
hours per day with 30 minute breaks every 15 minutes.
Grew up near the beach, not that hot, plenty of wind. The story was
distorted and sensationalized.
I am NOT for BP as they are always in the news in Houston with plant
explosions and constantly violations of safety rules and regulations. But,
making up and sensationalizing the actual events is what the media does.
Read an article recently on how the real estate market has been
affected ~ particularly so with Canadian snow birds. Every local with
an oil infected beach within 100 miles or more has had the snow birds
drop their purchase negotiations completely.
While there is no doubt there is some serious damage, the entire coast is
not nearly as bad off as the media would have you believe. The coast line
is hundreds upon hundreds of mile long. The media shows hundreds up on
hundreds of yards of shore line. Imagine what a dream story it would be for
the reporters if they had something to back up their insinuations.
Because the belief is that the entire shore is affected, because of out of
context reporting by the media, the entire region suffers.
OTOH, some of the clean-up workers will get to live in the notorious
FEMA trailers which had been in storage at the Jefferson Proving
Grounds in Jeffersonville, IN.
Somehow, I think formaldehyde ought to go quite nicely with oil spills.
It's also a legal principle that fines and judgments are assessed by
judges and juries and legislation and penalties are defined by the
legislative branch of government. In the case of the $20B, that didn't
There is never a situation where having more rounds is a disadvantage
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.