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Over the weekend we reported that the BP oil platform now dumping 210,000 gallons of crude a day into the Gulf of Mexico was located near several munitions and explosives dumps — but we learned today that it’s near what appears to be 19 of them, or at least 19 listings of such dumps. My suspicion is that one of these old bombs may have gone off when it was struck by heavy equipment on the sea floor, causing the destruction of the platform and the resulting spill.
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I only have one thing to say, in reaction to drilling for oil in munitions dumps:

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No way. I like my tin foil hat opinion better. I don't doubt that it was an explosive of some sort though.
    
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I only have one thing to say, in reaction to drilling for oil in munitions dumps:

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When was six years old, I would have thought this was an awesome idea cause of all the explosions that would occur.
    
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i thought the explosion was from methane because they kept drilling even though they destroyed a major seal. so the methane leaked up into the rig. i heard the generators started revving up from sucking it in. then a spark set it off.
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Very good.
    
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from planet waves - daily astrology and adventure. hmm seems reputable enough
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from planet waves - daily astrology and adventure. hmm seems reputable enough

That's where OCN gets most of the relevant news.
    
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Conspiracy theorists are going to LOVE this one.
    
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To our knowledge, this story has appeared only on Planet Waves.
And a month later (check the date), that's probably still true.
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