And this is just the beginning. Before this ends, much of the Gulf Coast may be completely sterilized of life."Everything in that marsh is dead as we speak," Plaquemines
Parish President Billy Nungesser said after touring the clogged
marshes. "Had you fallen off that boat yesterday and come up
breathing that stuff, you probably wouldn't be here, either."
Let's get beyond the political here. This is the beginning of a major loss of pristine wetlands. So sad. In the future, we need to make sure that we never forget what happened here, and we need to do whatever it takes to keep an incident like this from ever happening again. There is no Liberal or Conservative side here - Only America the Beautiful, and damn it, keeping it beautiful should be our number one priority. Drill? OK, but follow the damn safety rules, and make sure that those who don't never have the opportunity to drill there again. No excuses, absolutely no excuses. This is a damn disgrace.
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