Eco-terrorist who want to rid the world of oil; socialist (Obama’s masters) intent on destroying the US; Iran who recently acquired some submarines; proponents of the floundering Cap and Trade legislation; preposterous, right!
posted at 9:30 am on July 30, 2010 by Ed Morrissey
The generally accepted view of the Deepwater Horizon disaster has focused on the blowout preventer and the non-standard procedures BP conducted just before the explosion and fire. However, most of the damage and the main source of the spill came from the collapse and sinking of the DH platform rather than the initial explosion. A new report by the Center for Public Integrity, based on testimony from people on scene and Coast Guard logs, contains evidence that the platform sunk because of a botched response from the Coast Guard, which failed to coordinate firefighting efforts and to get the proper resources to fight the fire: