Saturday, June 19, 2010

If the oil gusher is unstoppable....

Here are three links that are suggesting this might very well be an uncontrollable spew, an extremely alarming development, if true with a difficult to manage future, to say the least. I heard someone from an ocean-loving non-profit on The Dylan Ratigan Show say that if it's now just a hole with no casing spewing from the sea floor, the only solution would be a low-level nuclear detonation to turn the cracked areas of the sea floor to glass.

Here are the relevant links -

Is the BP Gusher Unstoppable? Mother Jones_

http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/06/worst-already-true-BP-well-now-unstoppable

http://www.theoildrum.com/node/6593#comment-648967

http://www.aesopinstitute.org/

http://www.opednews.com/articles/B-P-Halliburton-and-Trans-by-Chris-Landau-100611-452.html