The Obama Administration is not without sin on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. For one---it took the US Federal Government 50 days to figure out how much oil was leaking from the BP Deepwater Horizon well.
Washington, DC (Vocus) June 14, 2010
The Gulf Oil Spill Help Center is appealing to all vacation rental property owners in Florida, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi, that are now have to deal with peak season cancellations, or revenue declines-because of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill to get identified now. The Gulf Oil Spill Help Center is saying, "there are thousands of rental properties in places like Destin, or Pensacola, Mobile, Alabama, Gulf Port Mississippi, or Grand Isle, Louisiana that may see a dramatic decline in rental income because of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster & we think its critical to identify these owners now-before the situation gets worse. The group says, "worse includes a hurricane storm surge that includes some of the millions of gallons of oil floating around the Gulf of Mexico-coming on shore an covering everything-the beaches, the properties, everything." For more information property owners in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama can contact the Gulf Oil Spill Help Center anytime at 866-714-6466, or they can contact the group via its web site at Http://GulfOilSpillHelpCenter.Com
Update from the Gulf Oil Spill Help Center: "The Obama Administration is not without sin on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. For one---it took the US Federal Government 50 days to figure out how much oil was leaking from the BP Deepwater Horizon well." The Gulf Oil Spill Help Center says, "please keep in mind---the US Federal Government was the landlord on this epic US environmental disaster. Why do they get a free pass for being asleep at the switch for 40+ days after the well explosion?" Further, the group says according to the Times-Picayune," the shut down of all Gulf of Mexico oil exploration has costs too. The total losses could be monumental if the moratorium shuts down all deepwater exploratory drilling for six months, as President Obama has ordered. Lost wages for workers on the rigs and at companies that serve the rigs could reach $150 million to $300 million a month, according to the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association." That does not include massive business losses for all involved."
Some legal experts have questioned whether the government can legally require BP to cover those expenses. They said BP could try to argue that, unlike fishers, some or all the losses in the oil industry would be caused by the government's moratorium and not directly by the oil spill. It would be unfortunate if any compensation for thousands of Louisianians left jobless by the spill were to be tied up in a long legal battle.
According to the Times-Picayune,"Interior Secretary Ken Salazar suggested during a U.S. Senate hearing Thursday that the administration intends to make BP pay the costs. When Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu asked the secretary if he was "going to ask BP to pick up the tab for the salaries of laid-off oil workers and the losses incurred by oil-related businesses, the secretary answered-Yes, we will." The Gulf Oil Spill Help Center says,"note to Obama Administration-why is Ken Salazar still Interior Secretary (MORON!!!!!)? Why should BP have to pay for your shutting down the entire Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration? How about you pay too-along with MMS? Do you really want BP to have to go bankrupt? Do you understand the implications for the victims if BP goes BK?" The group says of the Obama Administration,"take responsibility for your share of this colossal US environmental disaster as well-----it took James Carville, Mary Matalin, Billy Nungesser, and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, to wake up the Obama Administration after 30+ days had gone by. Is that BP's fault?" The goup says," how about a new approach---the US Federal Government acts in collaboration with BP to get this mess fixed-NOW & then figure out blame later-trust us there is lots to go around-including the White House & pathetic US Federal Agencies! There are lots a victims already--the longer this drags out-the worse it gets for everyone." Http://GulfOilSpillHelpCenter.Com
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