Saturday, March 12, 2011

Toxic Gulf Brew Still Reaping Death and Misery

Pure Energy Systems News, Mar. 12, 2011

The crude oil that gushed into the Gulf of Mexico (while BP continually under-reported the flow rate of gushing oil) was obviously harmful to the ecologic environment. However, instead of utilizing safe techniques to remove their toxic sludge they chose fast and risky methods to remove as much oil as possible from the public eye. In order to minimize the public relations nightmare and hide much of the magnitude of their guilt, chemical dispersants were utilized.

Disturbingly, BP had many alternative dispersants at their disposal that exhibit less toxicity [than Corexit]. One of these is named, "Dispersit" and is made by Polychem, a division of U.S. Polychemical Corporation. It is claimed to be water based, non-toxic, and poses almost no risk to humans. However, even if BP had not chosen to use Dispersit, they had a dozen other EPA approved dispersants on a list they could have chosen from. For some reason these safer alternatives were ignored.

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