Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Now the liars in Washington and BP want us to believe they could be wrong by 6000% but this time they have it right

first it was 1,000 barrels, then 5,000, then 12,000, then 20,000, 40,000 and now 60,000. Who are they kidding? Please recall the guy who I pointed out testified in the beginning of May that it was 95,000 barrels - we never heard from that guy again and he got NO press coverage.
Initially, you may recall, the US Coast Guard and BP told the public that they weren’t certain any oil was flowing from the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Then it was updated to an estimated 1,000 barrels a day.
Then 5,000 barrels a day – which is when everyone sat up and started paying attention.
Last week federal scientists updated the estimated flow rate to anywhere from 25,000 to 40,000 barrels a day.
Today, based on updated information and scientific assessments, the new rate is estimated is between 35,000 and 60,000 barrels per day.
The new flow rate was announced by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and Chair of the National Incident Command’s Flow Rate Technical Group Dr. Marcia McNutt
The team assures the public that “BP was required to develop projects containment capacity expanding to 40,000-53,000 barrels per day by the end of June and 60,000-80,000 barrels per day by mid-July.” White House officials have voiced confidence in the ability to contain those flow rates on that timetable.
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