Monday, June 21, 2010

Against Gov. Jindal's Wishes, Crude-Sucking Barges Stopped by Coast Guard

Subject: txt hots grn engry - BP Oil Spill:
Eight days ago, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ordered barges to begin vacuuming crude oil out of his state's oil-soaked waters. Today, against the governor's wishes, those barges sat idle, even as more oil flowed toward the Louisiana shore.

"It's the most frustrating thing," ... "Literally, yesterday morning we found out that they were halting all of these barges."

Sixteen barges sat stationary today, although they were sucking up thousands of gallons of BP's oil as recently as Tuesday....


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