Interview With Environmental Artist Franke James (part the 2nd) - Here's the second part of my freewheeling interview with environmental artist and activist Franke James. We discuss the pro-active philosophy that guides...
Saturday, May 1, 2010
There is evidence that Haliburton were involved in the negligence that caused the explosion. And just to emphasize that Bush/Cheney have their fingerprints all over this mess, the blowout valve that the rig did have (and obviously failed) was manufactured by the Cameron Group. Crooks and Liars informs us their board is filled with their former cronies.
There is no upside or any quick fix to this. The dispersants that are being used currently are toxic to fish and perhaps worse for the environment than the oil itself and can migrate great distances. Maybe at some point someone will look up and realize that it's time to start investing all of our efforts and resources in finding sources of energy other than fossil fuels but that hardly seems likely.
That's what was so wrong about Obama's declaration that he was okay with more offshore drilling. They are still planning to be doing the same things 20 years from now? That hardly seems possible, or doable.
Posted by karl knox at 5:10 PM