From Maggie Richards:
Just heard from my son who was working on one of the cleanup crews for BP.
He tells me that the crew he was working with got laid off because they were finding too much oil. Last week at the Perdido Key National Sea Shore (Ft. McRae), they removed over 11,000 pounds of oil in 4 days. He said that they were told they could dig as deep as 6 inches. They removed these sheets of oil/tar–NOT tarballs–at 4 inches. He called it “a tar carpet.”
BP immediately, upon learning about this, replaced this entire crew with a crew that was known for their sloppy work.
He’s not exaggerating. The local TV station carried this story a couple days ago& showed BP authorities ordering the TV crew away from the beach when they went in with a small child size shovel and
I don’t mind that my son was laid off because I have been concerned the whole time about what the hell he might be breathing in that mess, not to mention what other damage it could cause.
They are doing everything possible to cover up their crimes. It does piss me off that the proof is right here that BP is lying their ass off and no one is calling those bastards on it. It pisses me off more that this damn company can come into our country and try to tell people that they cannot go on the beach, cannot photograph the area etc. Who the hell gave them that authority?
If I could afford it I would be out there every day of the week asking those questions. And I would be taking pictures.