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Somebody decided we are looking at “hydrocarbons” now instead of gushing petroleum or crude oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.

Alrighty then.

And Tony Hayward and Mike Ulster, BP’s incident commander – needs to be taken out to the marsh gorging with crude oil hydrocarbons and be forced to see them in person.

And, they didn’t do everything they could’ve done because at any point – they could have corralled this oil out in the ocean using the large substantial booms and then sucked it off the surface – without ever having used dispersants.

And, they could have bought a trainload of gas masks and appropriate respirators for workers going out into the Gulf that have been subjected to the crude oil / petroleum / hydrocarbons and the dispersants mixed with crude oil / petroleum / hydrocarbons that were already floating in the sea and to the aerial dispersant applications within a few miles of them.

And, they could have relocated the families and communities that are on the coast being exposed to these hydrocarbon / petroleum and dispersant fumes along with the excess measures of diesel exhaust and excess particulate matter and chemicals and soot from the “in situ burnoffs” / controlled burnoffs.

But, no …..

They could provide clean air recuperation spaces where people and children would find it way safer to breathe – whether in schools or in co-sponsoring the costs of home air systems designed to clean the chemicals out of the air so people at the very least could go into their homes and have air not filled with the smells of gasoline / petroleum /diesel exhaust / crude oil / petrol product and offer commonly found clinics and stations for restoring people’s ability to breathe with clean air rooms and some magazines or something.

I slathered through lots of the pictures, news stories and information online and noticed yesterday about the individual daily incident response maps being used in the command center that weren’t using today’s position of the oil spill but rather the one from the day before despite the map having today’s date on it. That could be done better and include the outline of today with places marked where dead animals have been washing up onshore and the places where the oil is already on beaches and marshes. It needs to include the information from the scientists that have found the oil plumes under the surface that have been measured and located with updates included.

Hell, they could use today’s satellite photos to make the outline of where the oil is today on the incident response map for that matter. That would help a whole lot – but the one thing that would help the most would be getting these decision makers including particularly the incident commander, Mike Ulster and BP executives out to that swamp to see the syrupy crude oil / petroleum / hydrocarbons filling it, to hear the silence of the death there, to smell the overwhelming fumes of the oil / hydrocarbons / petroleum they’ve filled the marsh with – and let them be within arms length of Governor Bobby Jindal, James Carville and Parish Presidents of the area with news crews to referee.

That moment – these men from BP and decision-makers would be different as they go back to their isolated, clean, air-conditioned, nice smelling, places where decisions are being made. It isn’t right for Tony Hayward of BP and other BP executives to keep incident command decision-makers – including themselves isolated away from the real effects of the real world conditions that they need to know in order to make appropriate decisions. They still think the booms work that they put out and that those are still in place working to keep the petroleum / oil / crude oil / hydrocarbons out of places which they haven’t done from the beginning. They need to see that and they need to see the handsfull of nothing but oil on the open ocean within 50 miles of the spewing pipes like reporters have shown and local officials have seen.

And they ought to be forced to hear the reports of dead birds recovered and dead marine animals that are being recovered every single day along with seeing charts of where they are being found as part of every day’s briefing before they start decision-making.

– cricketdiane

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So isn’t today – June 1, 2010? In fact, my calendar says June 2, 2010 because I have it set on a different time zone – but isn’t it June 1, 2010 and this from yesterday is today’s release on the NOAA site – (it is now 7.10 pm ET)

http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/topic_subtopic_entry.php?RECORD_KEY%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=entry_id,subtopic_id,topic_id&entry_id%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=809&subtopic_id%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=2&topic_id%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=1

Deepwater Horizon Incident, Gulf of Mexico

Deepwater Horizon 24Hr Trajectory Map Icon 2010-05-31-2100
24 Hour Trajectory Map: Jump down to Current Trajectory Maps on this page for full-sized versions.

As the nation’s leading scientific resource for oil spills, NOAA has been on the scene of the BP oil spill from the start, providing coordinated scientific weather and biological response services to federal, state and local organizations. More

Updated daily
Situation: May 31, 2010

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Fishery closure update (effective May 31)

  • NOAA Fisheries Service has updated its Fishery closure area in the Gulf of Mexico, effective 6 p.m. Eastern Time, May 31, 2010.  Approximately 74 percent of the Gulf remains open for fishing.

Marine mammals and turtles (effective May 30):

Sea Turtles

  • The total number of sea turtles verified from April 30 to May 30 within the designated spill area is 244. The 244 turtles verified include four turtles collected alive with visible external evidence of oil and one dead stranded turtle with visible external evidence of oil. All others have not had visible evidence of external oil. 

Three of the live collected turtles with visible evidence of oil were captured during dedicated on-water surveys: two small Kemp’s Ridley and a larger sub-adult Loggerhead turtle. The fourth oiled turtle was collected alive by the US Coast Guard. One of the turtles that stranded dead – a Kemp’s ridley – had visible evidence of external oil. A total of 227 turtles stranded dead. A total of 14 stranded alive.Three of those subsequently died and one of the live stranded turtles –caught in marine debris — was disentangled and released. There are 13 turtles in rehabilitation (includes three captured during dedicated on-water surveys). Turtle strandings during this time period have been higher in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama than in previous years for this same time period. This may be due in part to increased detection and reporting, but this does not fully account for the increase.

Dolphins

  • From April 30 to May 30, there have been 29 dead dolphins verified within the designated spill area. So far, one of the 29 dolphins had evidence of external oil. Because it was found on an oiled beach, we are unable at this time to determine whether the animal was covered in oil prior to its death or after its death. The other 28 dolphins have had no visible evidence of external oil. Since April 30, the stranding rate for dolphins in Louisiana has been higher than the historic numbers for the same time period in previous years. This may be due to increased detection and reporting and the lingering effects of the earlier observed spike in strandings.

*Strandings are defined as dead or debilitated animals that wash ashore

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My Note –

Obviously those are not today’s numbers – and I still don’t know why other marine animals aren’t being counted. One the daily reports – they list over 500 birds that have been recovered also – many of which were dead. Wait – I’ll look it up again. It is on pages into the NOAA site or the Deepwater Horizon incident site – Hold on – I’ll go get it.

In the news photos – and news stories – it looks like the entire oil spill has moved to the East significantly today also. Maybe that storm Agatha is shoving the whole thing eastward. Just a thought.

– cricketdiane

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http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/go/site/2931/

I didn’t find it – but I did find this which has virtually no information about safety guidelines in it – from Department of Labor –

http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/posted/2931/NAT_OSHA_10_690_Oil_Spill_Cleanup_Safety_Guides_ENGLISH.556243.pdf

So, I used their link on that page to look and see if the safety guidelines are made easily available – and went here –

http://www.osha.gov/oilspills/index.html

And buried in the text nearly two-thirds of the way down the page is this one paragraph – you’ve got to be kidding –

Hazards you may encounter
During the oil spill cleanup, workers may encounter hazards involved with working in the heat, working near water and in swamps, using boats, walking on slippery or uneven surfaces, being bitten by wildlife (insects, rodents, and reptiles), and using heavy equipment. Crude oil is also a hazard. A key concern is potential skin irritation and dermatitis from getting the “weathered” oil on the skin or in the eyes. There may also be hazards from inhaling the oil droplets and oily particles put into the air during cleanup operations.

Talk about downplaying something – “Crude oil is also a hazard.”

That’s an understatement.

And then they have a bulleted list on down the page –

Hazard Information

But if I put in the search terms -in a google search –
sniffing gasoline
Guess what comes up in the search besides my blog –

Healthwise

When sniffing gas, the gas kills off the brain cells and the gas sniffer will eventually have dead spots in the brain, called brain holes by physicians.
http://www.deltadiscovery.com/Healthwise/healthwise.html

Inhalant abuse – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jump to “Sudden sniffing death”‎: Inhaling butane gas can cause drowsiness, narcosis, asphyxia, cardiac arrhythmia and frostbite.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inhalant_abuse16 hours ago

Sniffing or Huffing Gasoline Vapors – Associated Content

Feb 12, 2009 The potential dangers of inhaling gasoline vapors include limb spasms and even fatal cardiac arrhythmia.
http://www.associatedcontent.com/…/sniffing_or_huffing_gasoline_vapors.html

AND This One –

WikiAnswers – How does sniffing gasoline effect us

Health question: How does sniffing gasoline effect us? sniffing gas kills a lot of brain cells. it kills more than any other drug except acid. brain cells
wiki.answers.com/Q/How_does_sniffing_gasoline_effect_us

And this one –

Gas sniffing as a form of substance abuse.

by G Remington – 1984 – Cited by 17Related articles
The clinical picture of gas sniffing includes visual hallucinations, changes in consciousness, euphoria, nystagmus, dizziness, weakness and tremors.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6704883

And a couple about teens using gasoline sniffing to get high –

But don’t tell me that something which is used to make petroleum based gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, transmission fuels, motor oils and smells like gasoline – isn’t the same thing whether it is called “hydrocarbons,” petroleum, crude oil, or whatever they call it next week.

– cricketdiane

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Mr. Whore from Hell Hofmeister of Shell Oil – let me tell you why we hate oil companies –

When I was growing up (and I’m over fifty now) – your industry filled the dirt where I played beside my family’s driveway with lead and your industry knew for many years that something else could be used in the mix for the octane level – and you spent tons of money fighting against using anything else or doing it any other way. And then my children played in the dirt and grass filled with lead at every place where we lived that years of cars using your leaded fuels had filled with crap.

And, when I was growing up and my family went from Georgia to California to live – there was smog so thick in Los Angeles that it looked, wind or not – like a thick brown soup layered from ground level to thousands of feet above the city – including throughout the suburbs where every other day – we weren’t supposed to walk outside to play or walk to school because of the level of air pollution.

And, every time there was any way to fix it or important solutions were found – your industry fought with every last dollar available using public relations people, teams of attorneys, public relations ploys and advertising campaigns and armies of lobbyists.

Do you know that it would’ve been cheaper than that to simply do the things that would’ve been available to make things better – whether it was to improve the miles per gallon cars were getting, to allowing the subway system that was mostly built when GM and oil companies bought it, bankrupted it and shut it down, or when it was to simply place protective systems to take the crap out of the air before it got there on plants, facilities, ships, cars, trucks and other systems using petroleum and polluting chemistries.

But, no – didn’t want to take the lead out of gasoline – in fact, it is still in a number of fuels. Didn’t want to stick a filter system on smokestacks – which to get one when it was first suggested would’ve cost a few hundred dollars each and then about $3,000 each ten years later when you fought it the next time and then $5,000 each when you fought against it the next time. And the multitude of years when the catalytic converters weren’t put on cars that you and your buddies in the auto industry all decided you didn’t want to do either. And that design was the only one you’d accept finally – which puts more of other pollutants that are absolutely nasty into the air and water and soil.

And, then there’s the fact that now – over most every city, town, even rural area – soils are polluted, big layered socked in smog dirty and brown and filthy is the only air to breathe, diesel fumes fill the cabins of the busses our children must take to school – sometimes subjecting them to an hour in an enclosed space filling their sinuses and brains and lungs with those fumes and exhaust particulate matter. Our cities and freeways where diesel trucks run everywhere since you destroyed our rail lines systems – cover every particle of breathable air with diesel exhaust and soot and chemical derivatives from cars and trucks that look like a shopping list of exotic chemicals – 90% of which are causing brain damage, heart damage, liver damage, kidney damage, soft tissue damage, lung damage and cancers.

Then, you have the audacity to tell us you’re doing us a favor and have been doing good things for us that we should fall upon the ground and worship your very existence as an industry and as a benefactor of our great society with gratitude and fealty.

I don’t think so.

You’ve destroyed all that would compete with you as an alternative means of transportation, energy use, energy and fuel availability or possibility for any of the things petroleum has been providing. You’ve destroyed the national well-being and made us vulnerable to not only your twisted use of power and position but that of international players, copulus national forces within often barbaric other nation’s interests, subjected us to ill health and nasty living environments from the plains to the seas to the farms to the cities. And you’ve either held humanity or in short-sightedness, all of our lives in contempt or you’ve been so misguided as to spend your time, power, efforts, manpower, options, and resources – including money in greater measure to stop, to destroy, to refuse to change any of it than it would’ve cost to just do it in the first place.

That’s a little bit of why we hate the oil industry and why I in particular know that your industry has not acted as the “good guys.” And, you’re still not.

And, I know you know better now – maybe you didn’t in the fifties or in the twenties. But, I bet you did – even then.

– cricketdiane, 06-01-10

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And, because you don’t place the same value on human lives and human health as anyone with a conscience would have.

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Let me see if I can find the report about the animals found dead from BP’s oil / petroleum / hydrocarbon debacle as of today –

And I’m very glad to see Commandant Thad Allen of the Coast Guard getting away from those BP jackasses. I wouldn’t want to be within lightning striking those bastards either.

Well, now I’ve jumped into another page which is completely filled with shit – what the hell –

http://www.incidentnews.gov/

It came from here – on the NOAA site about the Deepwater Horizon incident –

IncidentNews View the most up-to-date information on OR&R’s IncidentNews site. [leaves OR&R site]

From this site –

http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/topic_subtopic_entry.php?RECORD_KEY%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=entry_id,subtopic_id,topic_id&entry_id%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=809&subtopic_id%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=2&topic_id%28entry_subtopic_topic%29=1

Good giggly wigglies – what a bunch of shit – nonsense, total nonsense –

But it does have this –

along the right hand side – a few other spills that according to the oil industry representatives taking over the ads and talking points for the industry – on every news show in the last month – have said didn’t ever happen –

Eugene Island Pipeline Spill
Eugene Island Pipeline Spill (2009)

T/V Eagle Otome-Barge Collision
T/V Eagle Otome-Barge Collision (2010)

Deepwater Horizon
Deepwater Horizon (2010)

and apparently they did a crisis drill which is also listed in this group on the right hand side – and for some reason – it did not in any way prepare them for the real one –

SONS 2010 Exercise
DRILL — SONS 2010 Exercise (2010)

HMMMMMMMM.

Here’s another one – but I don’t think it was a drill / crisis practice exercise –

Pipeline Incident (NRC 936217) Delta Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana   2010-Apr-06

And this one –

MS SUSANNE Diesel Spill Gulf of Mexico off LA Coast   2010-Apr-13

Mystery tarballs Guam, Ritidian Pt   2010-Mar-18

What mystery? They are petroleum / hydrocarbons with sand stuck on them.

– cricketdiane

Watson Bayou Heavy Fuel Oil Spill Panama City, FL   2010-Jan-03

Adak Petroleum tank release Adak Island, Aleutian Isls, Alaska   2010-Jan-11

T/V Eagle Otome-Barge Collision Port Arthur, TX   2010-Jan-23

MS SUSANNE Diesel Spill Gulf of Mexico off LA Coast 2010-Apr-13
Rainbow Sheen West Delta, LA (Gulf of Mexico) 2010-Apr-07
Pipeline Incident (NRC 936217) Delta Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana 2010-Apr-06
Mystery Sheen (NRC (36029) Gulf of Mexico off LA Coast 2010-Apr-03

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Hmmm………

Regular and common occurrences – except from this site – there are tons found elsewhere that I’ve seen on lists which aren’t on this one and these aren’t on those lists –

What kind of data is that?

Well, here – sometime when there’s nothing better to do – this is the 32 pages of listed incidents on this site – from an 8 barrel oil release when a valve froze to multitudes of colliding ships, leaking oil from oil pipelines, and the Horizon Deepwater explosion and release of 70,000 barrels a day – or 19,000 barrels a day or 25,000 barrels a day or 120,000 barrels a day or whatever science and math and engineering finally ascertains it has been . . .

http://www.incidentnews.gov/browse/incidents/by-date

But to hear the oil industry people including Hofmeister of Shell Oil that gets on interviews for news shows and talk shows and every damn where else – there haven’t been any incidents at all ever . . .

Now, let me think if I can tell who is lying and what is the truth of it –

Gee, I guess the oil industry and their representatives know of these things and have known all along. So, they and BP are lying intentionally. And they say that the air is fine – that the water is being monitored and it doesn’t have oil in it at any level that is inappropriate or dangerous.

– cricketdiane

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So, from this page –

http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/go/site/2931/

along the top bar has a link for –

Current Ops

click on Fish and Wildlife Reports

http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/go/doctype/2931/55963

Then it talks a bunch of junk – and at the bottom of it are pdf reports – let’s see if there is one for today –

June 01, 2010
Consolidated Fish and Wildlife Collection Report – June 1, 2010 (85.14 KB)

By the way – they don’t count fish, squid, jellyfish, crustaceans, lizards, bees, dragonflies, sharks, porpoises, tuna, large game fish, whales, whale calves, and numerous others of the over 400 species in the Gulf of Mexico and coastal areas that are also being found dead or dying.

There is smaller type on this thing every day – and they are re-working it to make it fancier – how nice. (that was not because I think it is a good use of their time.)

506 dead birds collected – I guess none died between yesterday and today.

584 birds collected in distress from oil / hydrocarbons totally – 24 released

253 total sea turtles collected with 228 plus 3 dead (at least)

228 sea turtles collected dead – but a number of them three or more at least died after being collected alive and in distress covered with oil / hydrocarbons

29 mammals – dolphins collected total – all of which were dolphins listed – as noted elsewhere

29 mammals – dolphins collected dead of the total of 29

and one other reptile is listed – also collected alive – no indication of what

And, there are numbers that aren’t counted which were also found dead and if they have been killed in the first part of the event – now over a forty-two day period – then they aren’t listed, nor counted.

And, there aren’t simply three kinds of animals in that region. Nor do the numbers show any of the other 400 species being affected by the oil including the countless fish that have been found dead laying in the waters and along the coasts and in the marshes.

So, this also appears on the above page – at this link on the reports –

http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/posted/2931/FWNumbers_WEB_1June_final.577483.pdf

Once found or captured, collected fish and wildlife are given an identifying number that will follow it throughout the evaluation process. Collected fish and wildlife are given an initial examination to search for broken bones, external oil or other injuries. As needed, this may be followed by a more thorough examination to search for less obvious injuries, such as oil in the mouth, throat or eyes. An additional step may include a partial or full necropsy (an autopsy for animals) to help determine the exact cause of death if possible.

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My further note –


Isn’t that a cumbersome process – along a 4,000 mile stretch of coastline between Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida plus all of the islands in the Gulf and the estuaries / marshes and wildlife preserves – Have they been considering that they are not making a fair and reasonable representation of the damages to wildlife that is actually overtly occurring?

And, watching CNN with Mary Matalin talking shit one more day one more person telling us that the offshore oil drilling should be continuing rather than paused to check for the addition of safety measures, etc. I will be much happier when people like her have stuck their heads and feet into those marshes where the oil is sitting.

I’m getting to the point that I’ve had it with hearing their shit – that’s why we are at this place in history where our cities and towns are covered in burnt petroleum waste products and the Gulf of Mexico is filled with oil and a zone of death and destruction covering miles upon miles upon hundreds of thousands of miles in dimensional space and volumes of death. It is her and that lady Parish President that demanded the exact same thing of our President as she talked in his ear – like a tape recording of the oil industry talking points playing verbatim over and over and over and over and over and over again.

It comes out of so many mouths and it has for years every time anything could be made any different or any better. Is there even a brain in their heads that can think for themselves at all?

I hate that. It is like hearing the exact same tape recording coming out of every one of their mouths as they fill the airwaves here and there at every f__’g opportunity. It reminds me of the mind campaigns of the WWII Germany that allowed crap to go on despite good people there who could’ve stopped it.

Those same people told us that the oil industry was safe, that oil drilling in the deepwaters off our shores was safe, that the oil industry knew what they were doing, that spills never happen, that incidents of oil spilling, leaking, spewing, covering things, exploding, destroying things – didn’t happen when they have – couldn’t happen when they did – and won’t happen in the world – even as they do. And, now multiple countries are going to be drilling oil in the Arctic. So, now what?

Why do these people insist that their minds, mouths, time, efforts and opportunities require them to devote those places of public exposure of their ideas – to be used to further and to protect the interests of the oil industries?

Why does it make sense to them to repeat the oil industry talking points like a broken tape recorder replaying the identical same words that were serving the interests of the oil industry at our expense in the first place?

– cricketdiane

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From here – on the right hand side square listing –

Additional Resources

EPA Information on BP Oil Spill

which goes here –

http://www.epa.gov/bpspill/

Which offers this – and it is a lie – their own documents in the bowels of the EPA say otherwise – so they have to know it is a lie – whose side are they on?

Air Data >>
EPA’s air monitoring conducted through May 30, 2010, has found that air quality levels for ozone and particulates are normal on the Gulf coastline for this time of year.

EPA has observed odor-causing pollutants associated with petroleum products along the coastline at low levels. Some of these chemicals may cause short-lived effects like headache, eye, nose and throat irritation, or nausea. People may be able to smell some of these chemicals at levels well below those that would cause short-term health problems.

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That is a lie and they have information on their data and that of other databanks that prove it, my note.

And this one isn’t even possible –

Water Data >>
Most of the water samples collected May 20 through 26, 2010 along the Gulf coast did not reveal elevated levels of chemicals usually found in oil.

One sample, collected May 21 along the coast of Louisiana, found nickel, a chemical associated with oil. This sample exceeded long-term water quality benchmarks. At these levels nickel may cause risk to aquatic life.


This is worse than being in the Cold War era Soviet Union -for the level of lies – lowballing the problems, mistruths, misguiding and misleading facts that deny the facts available in reality anywhere and the intentional misdirection and misleading information being offered through official but persuaded by BP corporate interests and BP websites –

– cricketdiane

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You know, if it didn’t matter – I wouldn’t even care. But look up gasoline sniffing – look up petroleum or hydrocarbons or any of the dispersant products they are using or any labeling on any product with petroleum in it – or any of the numbers of photos and videos from the area – there is no way that water is clean.

Why are they testing for ozone anyway – that isn’t the poison in the air where the air is filled with petroleum / gasoline fumes that is going to kill people.

And this one –

Sediment

Sediment Data >>
The sediment samples collected through May 16, 2010 along the Gulf coast did not reveal elevated levels of chemicals usually found in oil.

Were they taking samples in the only clean three feet square of land along the coast that clearly didn’t have anything but new sand that was brought in – or what?

Submit a Technology Solution

Submit a Technology Solution

<!– p>Gulf of Mexico oil spill response efforts.</p–> Since the BP oil spill in the Gulf, EPA has received numerous suggestions regarding possible technology solutions for the oil spill response efforts. As a result, EPA has developed the voluntary submittal process described below to allow for faster review of the suggestions being offered and to provide guidance regarding what information would be most useful to the reviewing officials. The information we receive through this voluntary submittal process will be scrutinized for innovative ideas and technological solutions that are safe for the environment and public health and that can be deployed in the Gulf of Mexico to help with cleanup. We are interested in technology solutions that are protective of human health and the environment. The information you submit will be forwarded to the appropriate reviewing official who will contact you if necessary. Thank you for your interest in helping develop technology solutions for the spill response efforts.

Before you submit your suggestion there are a few things you should know. Specifically, you should be aware that:

  1. EPA will NOT accept information claimed as confidential business information (CBI). By submitting information through this website, you acknowledge that none of the information you submit is CBI. If you do submit information claimed as CBI, it will be deleted without review.
  2. This mechanism for the public to submit ideas and suggestions is not a request for proposals or a request for a quote to do business with EPA or other parts of the Federal government.
  3. There is a regulatory process for assessing the performance, including the potential environmental impacts, of dispersants, surface washing agents, surface collecting agents, bioremediation products, and sorbents, before they can be used in this or any other response. If you have not already submitted your product through that process, you can do so by completing the requirements described in Subpart J of the National Contingency Plan (NCP), which can be found at http://www.epa.gov/emergencies/content/ncp/index.htm. If your product is currently listed on the NCP Subpart J Product Schedule (http://www.epa.gov/emergencies/docs/oil/ncp/schedule.pdf), please note that you do not need to make us aware of your product, nor do you need to submit any additional information, through this website.

There are a number of important environmental problems created by the oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. Please help us understand what part of the response efforts your suggestion is intended to help by selecting one of the links below. Each link will take you to either a new solution submittal page or direct you to the NCP Product Schedule website. If you feel your suggestion could be applied in more than one aspect of the problem, you should fill out a separate submittal form for each problem category.

  1. Wellhead – clean, safe, and innovative solutions for controlling or eliminating the leaks. If you have a technology or suggestion that fits this category, please contact BP at 281-366-5511. EPA is NOT collecting this type of information.
  2. Surface Water Containment and Cleanup – clean, safe, and innovative solutions for preventing further spread of the oil and removing it from surface water.
    • Dispersant*
      Dispersants means those chemical agents that emulsify, disperse, or solubilize oil into the water column or promote the surface spreading of oil slicks to facilitate dispersal of the oil into the water column.
    • Surface washing agents*
      Surface washing agent is any product that removes oil from solid surfaces, such as beaches and rocks, through a detergency mechanism and does not involve dispersing or solubilizing the oil into the water column.
    • Surface collecting agents*
      Surface collecting agents means those chemical agents that form a surface film to control the layer thickness of oil.
    • Miscellaneous oil spill control agents*
      Miscellaneous oil spill control agent is any product, other than a dispersant, sinking agent, surface collecting agent, bioremediation agent, burning agent, or sorbent that can be used to enhance oil spill cleanup, removal, treatment, or mitigation.
    • Sorbents*
      Sorbents are essentially inert and insoluble materials that are used to remove oil and hazardous substances from water through adsorption, in which the oil or hazardous substance is attracted to the sorbent surface and then adheres to it; absorption, in which the oil or hazardous substance penetrates the pores of the sorbent material; or a combination of the two. EPA does not require technical product data submissions for sorbents and does not include sorbents on the NCP Product Schedule. Manufacturers that produce sorbent materials that consist of materials other than those identified on the NCP Product Schedule website will need to file a Miscellaneous Oil Spill Control Agent application.
    • Hardware/Mechanical (e.g., booms, vacuums)
    • Monitoring and detection equipment
  3. Air Monitoring and Detection – clean, safe, and innovative solutions for monitoring air quality and the emissions from the oil as it volatilizes.
  4. Landfall Cleanup – clean, safe, and innovative solutions for protecting and cleaning the shoreline, coastal waterways, and coastal ecosystems.
  5. Wildlife Protection and Cleanup – clean, safe, and innovative solutions for protecting and cleaning wildlife affected by the oil spill.
  6. Other categories of interest (e.g., data collection and management)

* Product categories included in the National Contingency Plan Product Schedule (http://www.epa.gov/emergencies/content/ncp/).

(from)

http://www.epa.gov/bpspill/techsolution.html

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My Opinion –
We should all take a moment and use this one to explain to them that there is oil in the Gulf of Mexico – and we know they have documents that suggest the exact nature of the dangers of the oil that is there no matter what they call it.

Other categories of interest (e.g., data collection and management)

And,

That we know an air test for ozone does not incorporate the same chemistry sampling for what is known to be in the area that is dangerous even in small quantities –

– cricketdiane

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My Note –

Maybe something worthy of note here –

Are we living in the United States or did somebody stick something else up under here while none of us was looking?

I’m putting the search term in google –

MODIS

MODIS Website

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer website that houses all central information on the MODIS project.

modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/

About MODISMODIS Website

MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS are viewing the entire Earth’s surface every 1 to 2 days,
modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/about/

MODIS Rapid Response

Provides rapid access to MODIS data, with initial emphasis on 250m color composite imagery and active fire data.
rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/

And you might want to see this one sometime – its very nifty – but I’m going to use the one immediately above –

Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer – Wikipedia, the

MODIS (Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a payload scientific instrument launched into Earth orbit by NASA in 1999 on board the Terra (EOS
en.wikipedia.org/…/Moderate-Resolution_Imaging_Spectroradiometer

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So from this one –

MODIS Rapid Response

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Then along the right hand side – this one –

Near-real-time subsets

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/

 Subset maps: Global   North America   South America   Africa   Europe   Southeast Asia AERONET Subsets (click on the map)

Subset maps: Global North America South America Africa Europe Southeast Asia AERONET Subsets (click on the map)

(from)

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/

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Using the second one on the page – that has this title –

FAS Subsets (click on the map)

found on this page as above –

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/

clicking on the square for the Gulf of Mexico – goes here –

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=USA7

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It is also possible to use this one –

(from the subsets page above )

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/

North America

Top

AERONET Subsets (click on the map)

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And clicket on the Gulf of Mexico which will take off to this page –

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=AERONET_Stennis

Then pick this one –

MODIS Aqua
True color
tmp/AERONET_Stennis.2010152.aqua.thumb.jpg
Pixel size:
2km |  1km |  500m |  250m

which will take you here –

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=AERONET_Stennis.2010152.aqua.1km

This one gives the same options –

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=USA7

MODIS Aqua
True color
tmp/USA7.2010152.aqua.thumb.jpg
Pixel size:
2km |  1km |  500m |  250m
MODIS Aqua
721
tmp/USA7.2010152.aqua.721.thumb.jpg
Pixel size:
2km |  1km |  500m |  250m
MODIS Aqua
NDVI
tmp/USA7.2010152.aqua.ndvi.thumb.jpg
Pixel size:

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http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=USA7.2010152.aqua.1km

USA7 Subset – Aqua 1km True Color image for 2010/152 (06/01/10)

See all images available for this area this day

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June 1, 2010 - satellite images - Gulf of Mexico - (NOAA / NASA / MODIS)

June 1, 2010 - satellite images - Gulf of Mexico - (NOAA / NASA / MODIS)

But this one is a lot more interesting –

MODIS Aqua
NDVI
tmp/USA7.2010152.aqua.ndvi.thumb.jpg
Pixel size:
2km |  1km |  500m |  250m
MODIS Aqua
721

Pixel size:
MODIS Aqua
21-2-1

Pixel size:
MODIS Aqua
21-7-1

Pixel size:

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http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=USA7.2010152.aqua.ndvi.1km

This map proves that BP is lying.

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And, then I went back a page and then clicked on gallery on the bar at the top of the page – which goes here and then –

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/

I picked this one – from May 24, 2010 of the oil spill and look at that –

(its in the middle about mid-way down the page – there is one just above it for May 25, that looks very similar but this one shows the tendrils of oil and the much wider spread of the oil slick and thick oil both that now we are being told don’t exist and didn’t ever exist and aren’t a problem or health hazard by BP and BP executives. – and the EPA)

And, Doug Suttles today said that the oil samples where the petroleum / hydrocarbons are obviously exploding out of their pipes under the sea – show the oil is in the parts per billion and not actually there. (on CNN earlier)

– cricketdiane

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Date: 2010/144 – 05/24

Pixel size: 1km | 500m | 250m
2010144-0524/Louisiana.A2010144.1650
FSI Viewer

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Return to the image gallery main page [ Where on Earth ]
View image
with FSI Viewer

Oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico
from –
May 24, 2010
NASA
Gulf of Mexico oil spill

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/?2010144-0524/Louisiana.A2010144.1650.1km.jpg

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My Note –

It ought to be against the law for BP, EPA and others to be lying about the dangers of this and that their samples show there isn’t any oil or petroleum chemicals in the samples both at the well, along the shores, in the ocean water, in the air, in the sediments – it is overtly false and denies the facts.

– cricketdiane

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USA7.2010152.aqua.ndvi.1km-2 from June 1 - 2010 (NASA - MODIS) - Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill - Deepwater Horizon Incident 42 days later - June 1, 2010

USA7.2010152.aqua.ndvi.1km-2 from June 1 - 2010 (NASA - MODIS) - Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill - Deepwater Horizon Incident 42 days later - June 1, 2010

(I reduced the overall size of this map – go to the page link below and see the full size image – it is beyond words.)

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=USA7.2010152.aqua.ndvi.1km

This map proves that BP is lying.

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Going back a page to here –

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/

then clicking on the link bar at the top with the words –

Real Time

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/realtime/2010153/

There are messages on all these pages as I’ve been using them that due to hardware problems the images aren’t available but by clicking on any number of them – they are available – they do save, I’ve already checked – etc.

And, by taking any of the real satellite images and adding high contrast – it is easier to see which part is oil and like the above map in odd colors – there are tendrils of oil and deepwater plumes that are obvious and would have to be obvious to the people at BP, EPA and the command centers as well.

– cricketdiane

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See it says this – but the images are available –

“Due to hardware problems some of the subset imagery archive is temporarily unavailable.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.”

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=AERONET_Stennis.2010152.aqua.1km

<!–

–>

AERONET_Stennis Subset – Aqua 1km True Color image for 2010/152 (06/01/10) [ Previous ] <!– No next date available for this image. [ Next ] –>
Vectors selected:  none
Change vector options:  none fires only fires + coast fires + borders fires + coast + borders coast only borders only coast + borders
View alternate pixel size:  2km500m250m |
View alternate band combination:  Bands 7-2-1NDVI |
View Terra imageSee all images available for this area this day | Usage Guidelines

Display metadata (including time of input data)
Display image
Display zoom image
Display worldfile | Display projection file
Download JPG image with ancillary files (.zip)
Download KMZ file for GoogleEarth
Download GeoTIFF file

AERONET_Stennis.2010152.aqua.1km.jpg

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My blog format is cutting off half of that satellite photo above – save it and you can see the whole thing to work with it – however, there is some evidence that some of the oil extends the other way below the area shown by this photo which has been seen by European weather satellites and others showing the loop currents, etc.

– cricketdiane

And this one – also June 1, 2010

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/?subset=USA7.2010152.aqua.721.1km

USA7.2010152.aqua.721.1km.jpg

USA7.2010152.aqua.721.1km2_cr - June 1, 2010 - NASA MODIS - Gulf of Mexico oil spill (hydrocarbons / petroleum / crude oil)

USA7.2010152.aqua.721.1km2_cr - June 1, 2010 - NASA MODIS - Gulf of Mexico oil spill (hydrocarbons / petroleum / crude oil)

So, we can see it in photos from the Gulf of Mexico and in satellite images of the Gulf of Mexico – people report smelling the petroleum fumes and some have been sickened by it and reporting those illnesses even those living on the coast and at each case the EPA and BP says their samples show no significant amount of oil in the Gulf of Mexico – at the well where it is spewing out nor from the water and air samples taken from the coastal areas or ocean waters of the Gulf of Mexico – now isn’t that illegal to be a federal agency and tell a bald-faced lie about it like that where it will sicken people and cause literally brain damage, kidney damage, lung damage, liver damage and irreversible physical damages?

– cricketdiane

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I heightened the contrast and hue saturation using the satellite image above – which I had cropped so it would fit my blog without reducing its size or quality – and this is what it shows – (June 1, 2010) –

And on my other computer I’ve done a quick google search for EPA which bumps to google maps for some reason on both my computers and then I have to force the search by clicking on the whole web tab to take me to their main listing – then I clicked on the science and technology link below it –

I’ll put that after this color and contrast enhanced satellite photo of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill from June 1, 2010 from NASA / MODIS –

USA7.2010152.aqua.721.1km2_cr-3 - color and contrast enhanced - using NASA / MODIS JUNE 1, 2010 satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill

USA7.2010152.aqua.721.1km2_cr-3 - color and contrast enhanced - using NASA / MODIS JUNE 1, 2010 satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill - the purple and white to the left of the spill mass is a cloud

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But, going back to the Science and Technology link on the first listing – before going to that search page –
Gives this –
My Note –
I think the inspector general in charge of the EPA might better take a look at what they are doing at this point – there is no way that the water nor the air is clean I don’t care what they are sampling or the tests they are using. But I do know that if they are using tests for ozone – which clearly isn’t the problem – it doesn’t mean that the air isn’t covered over and permeated by contaminants.
– cricketdiane
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Science and Technology

http://www.epa.gov/epahome/scitech.htm

And, how many Bush administration – petroleum industry favorites are over at the EPA still leftover from the Republican years of running the place?

Hmmm……….

But, I have these documents from their studies on the dangers and hazards of oil, petroleum, all the chemicals of petroleum and crude oil pollutants in air, water, sediment and environments in my documents – so if I can’t find them now – its okay – I’ll just go take out the hard copy I’ve been flinging into files over the years – and use it.

– cricketdiane

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From the above page on Science and Technology at the EPA – along the top bar at the very right side end is the word

Water

I’m clicking that and then it goes here –

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/standards/academy/

Upcoming Water Quality Standards Academy: Basic Course Exit EPA Disclaimer, May 3-7, 2010 in Arlington/Crystal City, VA.

Water quality standards are the cornerstone of state, territory, and tribal water quality standards management programs. The Basic Course is a comprehensive and highly structured course that introduces students to all aspects of the water quality standards program, including:

  • the interpretation and application of water quality standards regulation;
  • policies and program guidance;
  • the development of water quality criteria (human health, aquatic life, nutrient, and biological); and
  • other facets of the water program.

View these slides and speaker notes from modules presented at recent classroom academies:

You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s PDF page to learn more.


A Brief Orientation to Water Quality Standards

Basic Information

Wetlands

Water quality standards are the foundation of the water quality-based control program mandated by the Clean Water Act. Water Quality Standards define the goals for a water body by designating its uses, setting criteria to protect those uses, and establishing provisions to protect water quality from pollutants.

Water quality standards are important because they help to protect and restore the quality of the Nation’s surface waters, consistent with the requirements of the Clean Water Act. Standards help to identify water quality problems caused by, for example, improperly treated wastewater discharges, runoff or discharges from active or abandoned mining sites, sediment, fertilizers, and chemicals from agricultural areas, and erosion of stream banks caused by improper grazing practices. Standards also support efforts to achieve and maintain protective water quality conditions.

Water Quality Standards Review and Revision

Taking a water sample

Each state and authorized tribe has its own legal and administrative procedures for adopting water quality standards. In general, standards are adopted following a process in which draft revisions are developed and formally proposed for public comment. A public hearing is then held to receive input from the public regarding the proposal. The proposed water quality standards and supporting information are made available to the public prior to the hearing. States and Tribes are required to prepare a summary of the public comments received and how each comment was addressed. Pursuant to revisions to the water quality standards regulation promulgated in April of 2000 (the “Alaska” rule), new or revised water quality standards become effective for purposes of the Clean Water Act upon EPA approval.

The Clean Water Act requires States and authorized Indian Tribes to review their standards from time to time, but at least once every three years, and revise them if appropriate. Updates may be needed, for example, due to changing water quality conditions or waterbody uses or new scientific information on the effects of pollutants in the environment. In preparing proposed revisions to their standards, States and Tribes consider requests from industry, environmental groups, and the public, and review available information (e.g., CWA §305(b) reports, EPA guidance.

(Note: This “brief orientation” is excerpted from What Are Water Quality Standards?.)

My Note –

I would say that when anything is in the water that kills the animals in that water – there is a water quality standard infraction of significance. That is what we have in the Gulf of Mexico and in the marshes where all the animals are dead and along the shores where to walk with bare feet on the sand or wade into the water with bare feet walks back out again with raw crude oil on the skin and where animals and birds are washing up dead.

That is a definite legal definition of the evidence factually based in reality – that the water quality is amiss and has been seriously denigrated.

That and the fact that hundreds of thousands of barrels at 42 gallons per barrel of oil / petroleum / crude oil / “hydrocarbons” have poured into the Gulf of Mexico every single hour of every single day for 42 – now 43 days.

I’d say that makes it a dead given that there is a problem of significance –

You can’t drink petroleum crude oil safely, you can’t swim in petroleum crude oil safely, you can’t sniff its fumes safely whether it is gasoline fumes or crude oil fumes and you can’t find animals living healthy lives in it.

Those things make it evident that the waters of the Gulf of Mexico are polluted with crude oil / petroleum and oil dispersants also known to be toxic and for the EPA to state that there is no evidence of it in their tests – air, water and sediments – is contrary to good science, contrary to truthfulness, contrary to the public good, contrary to conscientious scientific inquiry and contrary to their legally mandated mission.

– cricketdiane

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I think maybe it would be good to start another post – but maybe not –

let me see –

I went through about three pages to get to this – but here just this one –

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/tribes/regs.htm

(from here pdf in the middle of the page – )

(because it is easier to find from here – )

– and on my other computer using the EPA directory found on the standards academy site below the link pictures –

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/

the A – Z index –

A–Z Index

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/a-z.html

Then going to

C for Criteria, water quality and choosing the first one for aquatic life – gives –

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/aqlife/index.html

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So now I have these two pages on this computer and one of the two on my other computer –

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/aqlife/index.html

(and)

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/tribes/regs.htm

which gives this –

40 CFR 131 Regulations

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=2abd2ce9e46eac514d68707c6e36e46c&rgn=div5&view=text&node=40:21.0.1.1.18&idno=40

40 CFR 131 Regulations

§ 131.6   Minimum requirements for water quality standards submission.

The following elements must be included in each State’s water quality standards submitted to EPA for review:

(a) Use designations consistent with the provisions of sections 101(a)(2) and 303(c)(2) of the Act.

(b) Methods used and analyses conducted to support water quality standards revisions.

(c) Water quality criteria sufficient to protect the designated uses.

(d) An antidegradation policy consistent with §131.12.

(e) Certification by the State Attorney General or other appropriate legal authority within the State that the water quality standards were duly adopted pursuant to State law.

(f) General information which will aid the Agency in determining the adequacy of the scientific basis of the standards which do not include the uses specified in section 101(a)(2) of the Act as well as information on general policies applicable to State standards which may affect their application and implementation.

§ 131.7   Dispute resolution mechanism.

(a) Where disputes between States and Indian Tribes arise as a result of differing water quality standards on common bodies of water, the lead EPA Regional Administrator, as determined based upon OMB circular A–105, shall be responsible for acting in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(b) The Regional Administrator shall attempt to resolve such disputes where:

(1) The difference in water quality standards results in unreasonable consequences;

(etc.)

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=2abd2ce9e46eac514d68707c6e36e46c&rgn=div5&view=text&node=40:21.0.1.1.18&idno=40#40:21.0.1.1.18.1.16.6

and this from the other page I have opened on Aquatic Life Criteria EPA – Water Quality Criteria –

Final criteria

Criteria under development

EPA is revising the current aquatic life criteria for lead, silver, and selenium, re-evaluating the current aquatic life criteria for ammonia, and developing new aquatic life criteria for atrazine.

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/aqlife/index.html

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(quickly bringing forward the EPA official results today online – )

From here – on the right hand side square listing – toward bottom of page

http://www.osha.gov/oilspills/index.html

Additional Resources

EPA Information on BP Oil Spill

which goes here –

http://www.epa.gov/bpspill/

Which offers this – and it is a lie – their own documents in the bowels of the EPA say otherwise – so they have to know it is a lie – whose side are they on?

Air Data >>
EPA’s air monitoring conducted through May 30, 2010, has found that air quality levels for ozone and particulates are normal on the Gulf coastline for this time of year.

EPA has observed odor-causing pollutants associated with petroleum products along the coastline at low levels. Some of these chemicals may cause short-lived effects like headache, eye, nose and throat irritation, or nausea. People may be able to smell some of these chemicals at levels well below those that would cause short-term health problems.

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That is a lie and they have information on their data and that of other databanks that prove it, my note.

And this one isn’t even possible –

Water Data >>
Most of the water samples collected May 20 through 26, 2010 along the Gulf coast did not reveal elevated levels of chemicals usually found in oil.

One sample, collected May 21 along the coast of Louisiana, found nickel, a chemical associated with oil. This sample exceeded long-term water quality benchmarks. At these levels nickel may cause risk to aquatic life.


This is worse than being in the Cold War era Soviet Union -for the level of lies – lowballing the problems, mistruths, misguiding and misleading facts that deny the facts available in reality anywhere and the intentional misdirection and misleading information being offered through official but persuaded by BP corporate interests and BP websites –

– cricketdiane

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You know, if it didn’t matter – I wouldn’t even care. But look up gasoline sniffing – look up petroleum or hydrocarbons or any of the dispersant products they are using or any labeling on any product with petroleum in it – or any of the numbers of photos and videos from the area – there is no way that water is clean.

Why are they testing for ozone anyway – that isn’t the poison in the air where the air is filled with petroleum / gasoline fumes that is going to kill people.

And this one –

Sediment

Sediment Data >>
The sediment samples collected through May 16, 2010 along the Gulf coast did not reveal elevated levels of chemicals usually found in oil.

Were they taking samples in the only clean three feet square of land along the coast that clearly didn’t have anything but new sand that was brought in – or what?

Submit a Technology Solution

Submit inquiry form page –

http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/go/inquiry/2931/?dbnameID=23923

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My Note –

I so want to email those people at the incident command center and deepwater horizon response group inquire page – and say –

“do you understand that we’ve seen pictures of the crude oil in the ocean water, in the marshes and on the beaches?”

“do you know that we can read?”

“do you understand that people and resources all over the world know beyond a shadow of doubt that it is dangerous to sniff gasoline and hence petroleum fumes?”

“do you think the people in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and throughout the United States are that stupid?”

“do you know that there are documents throughout our government agencies, science resources, chemistry resources and international resources and agencies that evidence the fact that the EPA tests and BP tests on air quality, water quality, sediment quality and oil in the area not being there, not being dangerous, not being there in quantities – are lies?”

“And, that we’ve seen the photos and evidently these monitoring tests being done are obvious lies as well that everyone can see across the United States and throughout the World – do you know that yet?”

– cricketdiane

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doing a search for the clean air act – sections listed above –

Clean Air Act 101(a)(2) and 303(c)(2)

– that should be Clean Water Act – wait maybe its both –

HHHHHHMMMM>>>>going to start a new post.

need to email them but I can’t think of three words to put together that don’t include the f____k, hell or damn.

or the word Bastards to describe them.

oh, well – that would not be good but it is accurate.

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