DailyDirt: Drill, Baby, Drill!

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Hindsight makes it easy to criticize decisions that were made that, in retrospect, seem foolish. The word 'tsunami' was coined by the Japanese, and yet a nuclear power plant apparently wasn't designed to fully withstand one (and an associated earthquake). Lots of folks have asked: "How could they not see this coming?" But it's not that simple, and a nuclear power plant isn't the only energy facility that can devastate the environment. Let's not forget the BP Oil Spill. As a reminder, here are some interesting links about the Gulf of Mexico and the still-unfolding aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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    Michael Ho (profile), 16 Mar 2011 @ 9:02pm

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    To be more fair, it's not like the Gulf is completely dead and covered in oil. However, it would probably be a bit more genuine to show "before and after" pictures of the same beaches, so that people could actually see if anything had changed.

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