Skip to comments.Hope for the Gulf Coast
Posted on 06/05/2010 8:19:37 PM PDT by grandpa jones
An all natural, non-toxic oil emulsifier that is completely biodegradable, and has been proven to work on an oil sludge in Wyoming, offers hope to residents of the Gulf Coast.
The product is the work of an Ocala, Florida company called Ecosafe.
From FirstCoastNews ..... " While the U.S. Department of Energy, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, a congressman, and a leading environmental agency have praised the patented Ecosafe.
But the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not approved it, and until it does, Ecosafe cannot be used to clean up the Gulf oil spill.
You would think that an Administration that has made a living peddling hope would be all over this. Not this time, however.
Yesterday, Obama's Secty of State reminded us of the Obama Mantra, "Never waste a good crisis."
And, in an email sent out today, President Obama claimed that "... from the beginning, we have worked to deploy every tool at our disposal to respond to this crisis.
Well, not every tool, including one that is called, "most effective method of oil cleanup." And not Ecosafe, either.
How do you explain Team Obama's disregard for the Gulf? Fecklessness? Incompetence? Or is it something else?
Obama has known from the beginning that the gusher would likely last for months. In fact, he was first briefed in April on how bad the spill would be. Some have concluded that Obama has decided to use this crisis to revive cap and trade legislation. Interestingly, the same EPA that is blocking Ecosafe has promised to implement cap and trade through regulatory procedures in the event that Congress fails to pass legislation.
Others have questioned if it is a red state-blue state thing. I'm not that cynical. Not yet, anyway.
Which brings me back to David Clark and Fernando deTorres of Ecosafe. They told FCN,
"There is a public out there without hope.
They think, 'we can't remediate our marshes.'"
Ecosafe is offering hope to the Gulf. Hope that is based on proven results, not rhetoric.
Are you listening Mr. President?
Is it a product from a company with heavy financial ties to Obama cronies?
This is the point Louisiana, Florida, Alabama and/or Mississippi need to tell the Fed to F**k Off and start using some of this stuff themselves.
I couldn’t agree more.
All this means is that the EPA needs to be disbanded.
After completing the application please hand off to the man dispatched to the area. He is in charge of overseeing it's delivery. (He'll be dressed in the Ballerina suit) The postage by the way will be another invoice in the amount of $69,000,000.
After receipt of said application, along with your 'postage' we will carefully consider each page while the Treasury dept runs your 'postage' through the 'count room' ...errr....the bank.
Don't call us. We'll call you. You may, however, visit daily to check on status and please, feel free to be seated by the chairs labeled: 'Israel','Unemployment','Death Care Concerns' 'Financial Issues'. Wait time for addressing concerns and in your case approval of the application, will be approximately the same.
Help me understand what seems to be a self-contrdictory article.
IF the stuff was used in Wy, why not in LA? Not EPA arpproved for ocean / salt water?
good question. Since the Wyoming sludge is inland, the gulf spill/salt water seems to be the only material difference.
Never let a good crisis go to waste - and here’s another important saying when dealing with government - Red tape is made to be cut......
Watching this tragedy from the left coast has made me so sad. I hate to think about just how bad this will be simply because Obama didn’t unleash the governors to do what is right for their states.
He could have told them to do whatever was necessary to protect their states, and they would sort out the red tape later.
Exactly. That’s the only thing he really had control over and he freaking blew it...BLEW it...and this Country is going to suffer for a very very long time. Everytime I think about it I literally get ill.
Thank you, Hildy. I appreciate your sentiments.
It’s not just this country who will suffer because he blew it.
These states have been coming out of the results of Katrina and Rita...they’ve been rebuilding...and now...what?
They are left devasted...once again?
What more can the guys in DC do to hurt my people?
The hell with the feds AND the States....If individuals can buy the stuff, then start using it..I’ll send $100.
Ok if the EPA hasnt approved it...maybe it cant be bought here legally but hell ship it to Brazil and lets smuggle it in.There has got to be a way
Where are the telethons for support?
I’ll tell you...they are nowhere because these are red states...and no one with that kind of pull cares.
Nashville has their own problems now...
Hildy...I hope it hasn’t escaped your attention that these are red states. I know FL went for Obama last time, but it’s a red state, and these states have red governors...with the exception of Fl, which has an orange governor.
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