oil spill, Santa Barbara, Plains All American Pipeline, destruction of nature and the environment, big oil sucks, big gas sucks, respect for nature, greed, power, death, Refugio State Beach

Gross Understatement of Amount of Oil Dumped Into Ocean: Surprising?

[UPDATE]:

 oil spill, Santa Barbara, Plains All American Pipeline, destruction of nature and the environment, big oil sucks, big gas sucks, respect for nature, greed, power, death, Refugio State Beach
Photo Credit: Paul Wellman for the Santa Barbara Independent

No, it shouldn’t be surprising. Disappointing and distressing, but not surprising.

Since my article two days ago about a 4-mile-wide, 21,000-gallon oil spill near Santa Barbara, CA, the numbers have proven to be grossly understated. Estimates changed throughout the day, pinning the disastrous oil spill at 9 miles wide–the forgotten, damaged pipeline instead releasing 105,000 gallons of crude oil into an otherwise pristine coastline of the Pacific Ocean.

My article from two days ago. Please give it a read . . .

Major Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara, CA: It’ll Be the Death of US

Again, please DO NOT turn a blind eye to the decisions being made by big oil and gas companies and the politicians and other entities that support them, decisions that are destroying our environment and permanently impacting the stability of our delicate ecosystem. SLOW DOWN and TAKE SOME TIME to GET INFORMED about what is happening right under your nose, under your feet, and in your own back yard . . . before it’s too late (and especially if you feel it’s already too late . . . your voice can and should be heard!).

Thank you, from the bottom of the heart,

Sue J signature

 

 

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6 thoughts on “Gross Understatement of Amount of Oil Dumped Into Ocean: Surprising?”

    1. Well, isn’t that just fabulous. The link you provided seems to be discontinued. I’ll have to dig a little deeper to find out about this greasy operator.

      1. Everything’s jake. Just know your onions and don’t take any wooden nickels (Grandma taught me good).

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