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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    The EPA wants the returned water to be 99.9985% pure.

    I do not believe that oil saturated water can be cleansed to this degree of purity.

    But hey, rules are rules.

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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    That's exactly what he said.
    In what langugage? He clearly stated that the outcome of using chemical dispersents could result in a residue that is harder to remove and causes damage.

    We're not talking about refinancing a mortgage. Perhaps you're on the wrong thread? Learn to read, for once. Thank you!
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    Replacing a smaller problem with a bigger problem? Let's see, removing oil from the water is going to make the GOM oil slick worse...how? If that's the idea here, then stupidity reigns supreme.
    So you don't actually care about what he said. You just want to attack him on your fabrications and deliberely not discuss what he posted. Got it. You want a discussion with yourself and don't like people pointing out how what you are responding to isn't what Hoplite posted.
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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    In what langugage? He clearly stated that the outcome of using chemical dispersents could result in a residue that is harder to remove and causes damage.



    Main Entry: anal·o·gy
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    1 : inference that if two or more things agree with one another in some respects they will probably agree in others
    2 a : resemblance in some particulars between things otherwise unlike : similarity b : comparison based on such resemblance
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    So you don't actually care about what he said. You just want to attack him on your fabrications and deliberely not discuss what he posted. Got it. You want a discussion with yourself and don't like people pointing out how what you are responding to isn't what Hoplite posted.
    If you clean your kitchen counter with a dish rag once and the grease isn't gone, what do you do? Go over it again, right?

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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by jujuman13 View Post
    The EPA wants the returned water to be 99.9985% pure.

    I do not believe that oil saturated water can be cleansed to this degree of purity.

    But hey, rules are rules.
    Yeah, so sense we can't achieve 99.999999% purity, let's do nothing.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    If you clean your kitchen counter with a dish rag once and the grease isn't gone, what do you do? Go over it again, right?

    Duuuuhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!

    If it takes two passes, then make two passes. That's just some more-a-that-good-ole-common sense. I know it's hard for some folks.
    It is amazing how people in other parts of the United States are reacting to this crisis in the Gulf. I feel for people like yourself who are down there. We should do everything we can to clean this up. This Taiwanese ship can help. Let it help...

    This has been getting a LOT of coverage in the Taiwanese media and the general reaction is both shock that this could happen in the US (Taiwan is an overwhelmingly pro-US country) and sympathy for those who are losing their livelihoods over this...
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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    If you clean your kitchen counter with a dish rag once and the grease isn't gone, what do you do? Go over it again, right?
    Apparently you think that hoplite never stated the following:

    Quote Originally Posted by Hoplite View Post
    You can leave behind residue that is harder to detect and harder to capture but will still cause environmental damage.
    Despite the fact that you quoted just that in post #7.

    Do you clean your kitchen rag with a chemical that leaves behind a residue that is harder to remove then grease or do you do something else that doesn't leave a bigger problem?

    Duuuuhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!

    If it takes two passes, then make two passes. That's just some more-a-that-good-ole-common sense. I know it's hard for some folks.
    You seem to be operating under the assumption that the chemical residues left over from cleans are easy to remove.

    Perhaps reading and responding to what people actually wrote is too difficult for you. I do know it's hard for some folks to actually reply honestly to what other posters wrote and instead must concoct blantantly obvious fabrications to compensate for their lack of reading skills, honesty or skill.
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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    You seem to be operating under the assumption that the chemical residues left over from cleans are easy to remove.

    Perhaps reading and responding to what people actually wrote is too difficult for you. I do know it's hard for some folks to actually reply honestly to what other posters wrote and instead must concoct blantantly obvious fabrications to compensate for their lack of reading skills, honesty or skill.
    So, the solution is just leave all of the oil in there?!?!? The set of logic rules that some liberals operate under is simply baffling. I can't stand James Carville, but he has actually had one of the best heads regarding this entire fiasco from the beginning. I suggest you try this logic on him and see how far you will get...
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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    So, the solution is just leave all of the oil in there?
    No, just don't use the chemical disperments that leave a bigger problem.

    I don't get why you people are having problems with this. See post #4.

    "Doing nothing" in this case is not using methods that create bigger problems. Hence why we should go with Costner's oil centrifuges which I believe doesn't leave residues over using chemicals that do.
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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    No, just don't use the chemical disperments that leave a bigger problem.

    I don't get why you people are having problems with this. See post #4.

    "Doing nothing" in this case is not using methods that create bigger problems. Hence why we should go with Costner's oil centrifuges which I believe doesn't leave residues over using chemicals that do.
    We are not talking about chemicals that DISPERSE the oil, we are talking about a ship that REMOVES it...
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    Re: Taiwanese oil 'super skimmer' arrives in Gulf of Mexico

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Again, let's just do nothing...because...well...that would be like, better. The common sense definciency in our country blows me away.

    And somehow, Libbos expect to be taken seriously. Incredible!
    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    So, the solution is not to capture ANY of it and let ALL of it sit there in the Gulf, swirl around, get beached and possibly get caught up in the Gulf Stream... yeah, great logic....

    Or, is this because some of you are too proud to accept help from a small island country on the other side of the world that doesn't speak English?!?!?
    No one is suggesting doing nothing, but what people dont want is to rush a solution that will only create bigger problems. I know this is a big Conservative "thing", but it's not a positive road to take.

    Rushing in with a solution that may make your problem worse is not a good way to solve problems.
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