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Apparently the millions of gallons of highly toxic oil dispersants are showing up after all...sigh.

Or not?

Check out this plausible alternative to yet another "Damn BP" festical

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Originally Posted by h00chi3 View Post
Since I am in Louisiana, and this was on the news this morning, I will pass on what really happened.

It is not from oil dispersant.

A large group of fish, rays, molusks were in this area, being diverted due to dredging. As the tide went out, the fish, rays, and molusks were trapped in the small area. The water heated up, since it was 98°F and the oxygen was depleated from the water, thus killing all the fish.

There was a the exact picture, as well as video. To confirm this, they even had a tree hugging hippie scientist that cares about animals and plants, that confirmed this, because he was mad and wanted to cry at the oil company but couldn't.

Fail news is epic news.
Here is a link to an article in the LA Times the H00ch dug up. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gree...louisiana.html

SOURCE


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What you see above isn't a rural gravel road. It's a Louisiana waterway, its surface completely covered with dead sea life -- a mishmash of species of fish, crabs, stingray and eel. New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL-TV reports that even a whale was found dead in the area.

Edited by CyberDruid - 9/16/10 at 2:48pm
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post #2 of 132
Not to mention the sludge that's now at the bottom floor which would cost a fortune to remove, plus making the bottom extremely toxic...

It's the Exxon Valdez all over again...
    
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post #3 of 132
holy crap. This makes me hate BP even more.
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post #4 of 132
lies, the government said the water was completely safe, go ahead and eat the seafood
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Worse. Exxon didn't use nearly as much dispersant.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
It's the Exxon Valdez all over again...
It's likely quite a bit worse.

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Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
Worse. Exxon didn't use nearly as much dispersant.
And didn't spill as much oil.
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LMAO, by the title, I thought that there was a monster fish which was going around killing fishermen in Louisiana. At least that is the information I initially got when reading the title.
     
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Wow, My fathers whole side is from Louisiana.
This is absolutely disturbing, it makes me want to puke.
I literally thought that was a road.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
Worse. Exxon didn't use nearly as much dispersant.
Should have added "on a greater scale" but yeah :\\
    
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Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
LMAO, by the title, I thought that there was a monster fish which was going around killing fishermen in Louisiana. At least that is the information I initially got when reading the title.
only time will tell when the mutated monster fish will rise.

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And they said the dispersant were "safe" ....
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