5/19/10

death spiral - updated



Loop Current (source)

“From time to time there are going to be things that occur that are acts of God that cannot be prevented.” ~ Texas Gov. Rick Perry (source)

X Wars Narrative:
Human Error + Mother Nature = Disaster of Biblical Proportions

Doesn't this "change everything?"
And when was the last time that happened?


Meteorologists say the Gulf spill has entered the loop current.

The weather service said satellite imagery showed "a significant part of the oil slick is tearing away and being drawn well to the south in the east-central Gulf of Mexico this week."
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Oil in the loop would present a hazard to the Florida Keys, as well as areas of the west coast of Florida. Cuba and the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico could also be at risk of exposure to the oil, which also could be drawn into the Gulf Stream through the Florida Straits, and perhaps northward to part of the Atlantic Seaboard.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief Jane Lubchenco told a congressional panel Tuesday that such a scenario would take a long time, and that oil would be significantly degraded.
Degraded? What, from the dispersants? Aha so nothing to worry about then? Or just nothing to see... yet?

This article is a must read: Purposely Killing the Gulf? Thanks to Dubs for finding it and putting it up at his place. This article needs to have wide circulation in my opinion. I've also put it up here with some additions.

See the death cult at work.


1. If the oil is allowed to reach the surface of the water, tankers can collect it. This has been done before. People have suggested this to BP.

The suck-and-salvage technique was developed in desperation across the Arabian Gulf following a spill of mammoth proportions — 700 million gallons — that has until now gone unreported, as Saudi Arabia is a closed society, and its oil company, Saudi Aramco, remains owned by the House of Saud. But in 1993 and into '94, with four leaking tankers and two gushing wells, the royal family had an environmental disaster nearly sixty-five times the size of Exxon Valdez on its hands, and it desperately needed a solution....That's when Pozzi and his team came up with the idea of having empty ships park near the Saudi spill and pull the oil off the water. This part of the operation went on for six months, with the mop-up operations lasting for several years more. Pozzi says that 85 percent of the spilled oil was recovered, and it is precisely this strategy that he wants to see deployed in the Gulf of Mexico.

So these are industry people. They tried to get the information to BP. BP threatened to sue.

JON KING: Well, we went down to the BP headquarters in Houma, Louisiana, and we didn't have an appointment so they wouldn't let us in. Then I called the president of BP and I talked to his secretary and she put me in touch with somebody, but the somebody she put me in touch with didn't know who we should talk to. Nick contacted a gentleman that he used to work with at BP, and he threatened to sue Nick for not going through channels. And I said, "Great. I'd love BP to sue us for trying to help them. That would be wonderful."
NICK POZZI: Keep in mind that what supertankers typically do is they sit in the middle of the ocean waiting for all the traders to come up with the right price. When they feel that the price is right, the tankers that are full, they take off, and they can be anywhere in the world in a few days. Right now there are probably 25 supertankers, waiting for orders, full of oil. So all they got to do is come to Texas, in the Gulf, unload the oil, and then turn around and suck up all this other stuff and pump it onto shore into on-shore storage. It's not rocket science. It's so simple. It's a Robinson Crusoe fix, but it works.
This past Monday, Pozzi and King spoke with Captain Ed Stanton, who is commanding the United States Coast Guard for much of the affected coastline. Stanton requested a quick proposal in writing, and said he would "take it up the chain of command." Below is the proposal, to which Pozzi and King are still awaiting a response.
So the US Coast Guard has the proposal.

2. There are products known to the Army Corps of Engineers, which are totally biodegradable, and which work really well for cleaning up oil, such as this product called "Oil Sponge."





Rated as the “best performing” absorbent by the US Army Corp of Engineers, Oil Sponge is 100% organic, and is made from renewable resources. ...Oil Sponge is built using a microbial and nutrient package, capable of transforming oil hydrocarbons into a safe bi-product of carbon dioxide and water. (Purposely Killing the Gulf?)

3. Or, how about this product: MyCelx? It's like a big paper towel that picks up 50 times its weight in oil. No, they're not interested in that either.

A Gainesville company says it has a way to help clean up that massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. MyCelx has developed what looks like a big paper towel that you simply spread over an oil spill.

CEO Connie Mixon says it's revolutionary. But while this product is used from the Middle East to Europe to Canada, it's not being used to clean up in the Gulf. Mixon says she has not been able to garner interest from the parties currently involved in the cleanup--most specifically the Marine Spill Recovery Corporation (MSRC).

"They're using 30-year-old technology to fight this spill...our product was invented after Exxon-Valdez to specifically deal with spills like these," Mixon tells WSB's Pete Combs.

As WSB reported last week, the MSRC has been criticized by local officials in Louisiana for what they perceive as a lethargic and ill-equipped response. The MSRC was set up by the oil producers and exploration companies to clean up spills like the massive slick now in the Gulf. Mixon says the MSRC has shopped her products, but as a competitor--not as a customer.


4. Perhaps most amazing to me, this AeroHaz technology.




But none of this is happening. Instead of allowing the oil to reach the surface where it could be dealt with using these technologies, they have taken a different approach. (Purposely Killing the Gulf?)


But, oil industry executives and their confederates in the Obama administration quickly made sure that all spewing oil would either sink well below the surface, or never rise to it, with over half a million gallons of their dispersants. 

Now the oil that’s been gushing for weeks can never be vacuumed up or safely neutralized.

Worse yet, these international enemies of humanity, and life in the Gulf, committed their dastardly deed of deeply submerging the floating oil with an extremely dangerous chemical dispersant that would deny all marine creatures oxygen, thus killing them, and marine plant life to boot, as major underwater currents carry this poisonous oily plume through-out the Gulf and into the Atlantic.

Trying to give this mass murder a positive spin, BP spokesman John Crabtree said his corporation had dropped more than 560,000 gallons of [toxic] chemical dispersants on the surface slicks and 28,700 gallons of the chemical at the subsea wellhead, 5,000 feet below sea-level.

Crabtree’s justification for such an insane, criminal act was that the dispersants would drive the oil well below the water’s surface, thus keeping it away from coastal shorelines. So instead of removing the oil, BP decided to make the oil even more toxic, and drive it deep into the ocean where it can never be retrieved, but will kill all marine life in its path.

Mandy Joyce, a marine sciences professor at the University of Georgia carefully chose her words about BP’s deplorable dispersants: “Anything that requires oxygen will not be able to survive that water. The food web is going to change. You could stymie the entire production level of the Gulf of Mexico. That’s a very real possibility.”

BP’s chemical dispersants contain 2-butoxyethanol, a compound that kills marine and wildlife, exactly the life our clean-up measures should try to save.

BP’s chemical dispersants, currently being dropped by airplanes, break the crude oil into tiny droplets that sink well below the water’s surface, where they form a giant cloud or plume, making it impossible to gather, as is the obvious intention.
And today the spill has reached the loop current.



so similar




The leak festered. The spill grew. The situation worsened. Their dispersant created an underwater kill zone. The spill has reached the loop current. These are conspiracy facts.

Technologies are available that could have significantly ameliorated the spill, regardless of how much trouble they have plugging the leak. They have not used these technologies.

Why?

Think about it. If the accident was really an accident, why wouldn't the government and the oil companies use these available technologies to minimize the damage to the environment as well as their costs? What possible excuse can they offer for not cleaning up the oil regardless of whether they were having trouble stopping the leak?

Unless of course they wanted to initiate a death spiral. Then it all makes perfect sense.

disaster of biblical proportions
three weeks

UPDATE: Thank you malcontent. Here you go, yet another proof.

Booming School




Boom is not meant to contain or catch oil. Boom is meant to divert oil. Boom must always be at an angle to the prevailing wind-wave action or surface current. Boom, at this angle, must always be layered in a fucking overlapped sort-of way with another string of boom. Boom must always divert oil to a catch basin or other container, from where it can be REMOVED FROM THE FUCKING AREA. Looks kinda involved, doesn't it? It is. But if fucking proper fucking booming is done properly, you can remove most, by far most of the oil from a shoreline and you can do it day after day, week after week, month after month. You can prevent most, by far most of the shoreline from ever being touched by more than a few transient molecules of oil. Done fucking properly, a week after the oil stops coming ashore, no one, man nor beast, can ever tell there has been oil anywhere near that shoreline.

...Now the Coast Guard? They know booming. They know what fucking proper fucking booming looks like. 

...I couldn't find any pics of fucking proper fucking booming from along the Gulf, because there aren't any.

29 comments:

malcontent said...

Their friends make Corexit. They are buddies.

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Dublin Mick said...

Looks like we are back to needing an extra post before anything shows up. I feel so safe just knowing the one as insignificant as myself needs is being monitored.

Under this type scrutiny nothing bad could happen in the gulf I am sure.

A. Peasant said...

dubs this is going by the 911 playbook in so many ways. instead of the steel beams being whisked off to wherever the evidence is buried undersea. the people volunteering to clean up will get sick. the pollution will spread all over the place. it will "change everything." etc.

kenny's sideshow said...

Amazing tale pez.

I'm sitting here thinking, nah, there's no deep dark motives going on here, no depopulation and economic repression agenda, just incompetence, idiocy, greed and human limitations. Then I'm reminded that is sort of what I was thinking for one day on Sept. 11, 2001 ... and look what that got me.

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A. Peasant said...

kenny, i'm so with you on that. dubs beat me over the head with this for weeks until i came around, right dubs? but i must admit it looks exceedingly familiar to that day the longer it goes on.

dubs will check out your links, thanks.

malcontent said...

Corrente highlights another ancillary point worth noting. As the situation becomes clearer to our less interested fellow citizens, the more urgently our government will seek to separate themselves from ownership of the "mistakes" in the clean up efforts. 4,000,000 gallons a day for months on end is mind numbing.

Dispersants will run out and the beaches will get clobbered anyway.

http://www.correntewire.com/oil_fail_oil_flow_rate_not_5000_barrels_day_sweet_jeebus_9500_barrels_day

A. Peasant said...

but really, how fucking hard is it for them to recapture the oil as it comes out of the broken pipe? they should be collecting most of the oil. it's intentional mismanagement.

oh let's build a giant skyscraper in dubai. oh let's put rocket ships into space. oh let's build an iridium satellite network. oh hey hows about a hadron collider? yeah yeah. look what we can do. hey how about some sick military technology huh?

BUT uh oh we have a leaky pipe here and we don't know what to do cause it's in deep water... ??????

does not compute.

malcontent said...

This guy is right properly explaining details of why most of the boom operations currently deployed are merely for show, not for proper containment and removal of oil:

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/5/11/865387/-Fishgrease:-DKos-Booming-School

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Dublin Mick said...

Having a good supply of chemical dispersant especially when you make it is kind of like having a nice well trained army. Somebody is going to figure out how to use it at some point.

A good business man does not have millions of gallons of dispersant laying around not to use whether it works or is toxic or not. You spray that baby in the gulf. Do you want it to appear you are making a useless product? It is not good business. The fish will have to take a back seat on this one.

The word is restaurants, fast food seafood places and suppliers have been told orders for fish and shrimp will not be filled at some point in the near future.

I didn't know whether to laugh or cry as I looked at a site where I am banned that supposedly supports LSU politics and sports. They never appreciated me asking certain posters to please tell us in your own words what it is like to drink human blood. There was no discussion concerning the gulf in the political forum, none. How is that for a serious disconnect?

A. Peasant said...

dubs i am afraid you are ahead of your time. but you are not alone.

Anon said...

Will Exxon take over BP?

- Aangirfan.

bholanath said...

I think someone should investigate this woman, Jane Lubchenco of NOAA. Stuff coming out of her mouth is gross. Is she of the tribe, or what is her trip?
thanks,
bholanath

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A. Peasant said...

aan, bholanath, thanks for the tips.

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kenny's sideshow said...

Notice the word connection for the only BP Oil Spill Live Feed.

http://globalwarming.house.gov/spillcam/

In typical government fashion the site is overwhelmed and probably no one can watch it.

Here's a short clip from the AP. I don't suppose it changes much in the live feed.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h4yHPt7ejs

A. Peasant said...

doesn't it seem like they should be able to wrap some sort of flexible material like a parachute around that pipe, like a plastic bag using one of their high tech flexible polymers, and stick a pipe out the top like a straw suctioning the oil up to a ship...? is it me? it just doesn't seem like such an impossible thing to capture and direct. you know, there's obviously no problem getting lights and cameras and robots to work down there.

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Penny said...

wow ap,
I heard some talk that the government was covering up exactly what size this mess was?

Then something about oil reaching florida, someone finding it, and some officials there saying they tested it and it was not the oil from the BP spill, but, no indication where or what it was??

And everything the seem to be doing to make it better, is making it worse?

I am still uncertain wether this is intentional or a massive gaffe, I mean either way the oil and gov would collude to cover up?

A. Peasant said...

hi pen. see next post...

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