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To Stop The
there are two relief wells being drilled near
the original Gulf leak, both designed to alleviate
the pressure from the existing hole
and prevent it
quite so much crude oil. However, that's going
to take months to accomplish.
In the meantime,
what BP also ought to be
doing is plugging the original hole permanently,
not simply screwing around in come ludicrous
attempt to save it for later use.
(In case you haven't noticed, what they're actually
doing is simply busy work, wasting time until
wells are complete... and fuck the Gulf.)
So here's my simple solution.... float some container
ships filled with crushed rock out to
spill area and then carefully off-load it one
mammoth scoop at
top of the spewing well-head. Let's also throw in
a heapin' helpin'
quick-drying cement for good measure. Using several scoop-equipped ships at
a time would accelerate the process as they could
in turn lower their payload, shift into
position, unload, then step aside for the next
Yes, there's a lot of fluid pressure coming out of that hole in the ground but
take too many tons of scree to halt it to a dribble. Once the relief holes are
finally drilled they should alleviate any remainder of leakage.
This technique would be cheap and relatively inexpensive. So somebody tell me
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Doctor Vito: "Well, we got as far as removing
your grandfather's liver before Doctor Stumble-nuts
here stepped on it, but we should have a new one by,
In the meantime, gramps is bleeding all over the place.
You folks really need to look into that."
Caption: Just another Thursday at British Petroleum