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PROBLEMS GALORE FOR THE WORLD

June 15, 2010

I have decided it is easier to just get snippets from the different sources of news, and consolidate them into one article, rather than posting them individually. You can activate the links and form your own opinions. I am not all that good at it. So here goesssssssss!!!

Wayne Madsen
June 15, 2010
Informed emergency planning sources in Florida have informed WMR that the state faces severe fresh water shortages and power blackouts if the thick crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster clogs sea water intakes at the largest seawater desalinisation plant in the United States — the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalinisation Plant at Apollo Beach in Tampa, Florida

PROBLEMS FOR FLORIDA
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If they had hired Blackwater, the firm would have had a particularly appropriate sounding name for the job: guarding tar-stained beaches.
In their latest eyebrow-raising PR move, multinational oil giant BP has enlisted private security contractors to keep onlookers away from oil cleanup sites. While the firm they hired apparently isn’t Blackwater (the private security firm Blackwater changed their name to Xe Services after a spate of killings in Baghdad, and has now put itself up for sale), they certainly seem to have ‘black water’ in their sights.

BP HIRES PRIVATE SECURITY CONTRACTORS TO GUARD BLACK WATER
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Oil Spill Spreads In Louisiana’s Big, Rich Barataria Bay
BARATARIA BAY, La. – The sand dunes and islands of Barataria Bay, a huge expanse of water and marsh on Louisiana’s coast, have become the latest casualty of the environmental disaster spewing from BP’s offshore well. And fishermen are bitter. Oil-caked birds, stranded sea turtles, globs of gooey brown crude on beaches, coated crabs and mats of tar have been found throughout the inlets and mangroves that dot the bay. The oil has coated the water with a rainbow sheen and is threatening the complex web of wetlands, marshes and bayous that make up this ecological and historic treasure. Everything from crabbing to bait fishing is shutting down, and the anger on the bayou is palpable. “It’s scary, you know, man,” marine mechanic Jimmy Howard said from his hurricane-battered fishing shack, a cigar stub stuffed…

TROUBLES FROM OIL FOR FLORIDA
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AP:NEW ORLEANS) Scientists provided a new estimate for the amount of oil gushing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday that indicates it could be worse than previously thought.

A government panel of scientists said that the ruptured well is leaking between 1.47 million and 2.52 million gallons a day of oil. That is an increase over previous estimates that put the maximum size of the spill at 2.1 million gallons per day.

SCIENTISTS CALUCULATE OIL FROM VOLCANO AT 2.5 MILLION GALLONS A DAY
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