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Gulf oil spill: Tar balls wash up on Dauphin Island off Alabama

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Tar The Coast Guard said Saturday that tar balls were beginning to wash up on Alabama’s Dauphin Island, a Gulf Coast playground three miles south of Mobile Bay.

If the black gobs prove to be oil, it would be the eastern-most landfall from the BP oil slick, which, so far, has proved to be more of a threat to Louisiana and Mississippi.

Officials said half a dozen balls had been found by midday and were being analyzed but were believed to be part of the oil spill.

Town officials closed off the western half of the island to residents only last week, part of the region’s effort to prepare for the arrival of the oil slick. The Alabama National Guard worked in the Mississippi Sound, placing fabric barriers and orange booms, floated offshore.

The 1 1⁄2-mile-wide island is prized by residents of the region for its sunshine and white-sand beaches, which are fronted by condo towers and beach rentals. Last week, residents organized beach patrols to clear the sand of trash.

Dauphin Island is part of a chain of barrier islands that stretches across the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana to Florida. The 14-mile-long spit is the only one of the islands not part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, operated by the National Park Service.

-- Julie Cart

Photo: A small tar ball from the gulf oil spill lies on the beach at Dauphin Island on May 9. Credit: Dan Anderson / European Pressphoto Agency

 
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One thing i have really growen to hate from learning all ive learnt
*That is GOVTS And MONEY!!!
*BOTH WE DONT NEED
*And both turn us from being forward thinking and a advancing race of beings into monkeys that do the same pointless repetative backwards things every day….
And as a race of beings we dont progress…
*Because of money and govts
*Sorry i really do hate em tho they are spose to be our leaders taking us forward with the best advice the world of people has to offer.
And they use that power turn it into control therefore denying us the experiences a real life has to offer.
*Like serriously right now right this sec
*THE WORLD (Govt Leaders) SHOULD SAY “THATS IT FULLSTOP
*STUFF THE OIL AND BACKWARDS THINKING,
*NO MORE OIL RIGS … NO MORE OIL
*NO SUCH THING ANYMORE”"
*You as people of the world
*you will all hate this
*BUT,
*Learn to like this
*Because (This is how we move forward) if we arnt smart enough to have found a more efficient ,pollution free way of powering that Car,Plane ,Bus you name it we can do it, with some *kind of conversion kit
*you arnt thinking
*cause we as humans can do it
*you can run cars from salt water
*28 times more powerfull then petrol
* The govt knows about THIS and so do many people( They have tried to market such items and been stopped by (Govts and Big Company Money)
*H2O
water
hydrogen
oxygen
And thats with out even knowing anything about much!!! But have seen em run
What about this one .. “DePalma N Machine “” Produces 5 times more power then it uses ! YES YOU READ IT GO DO SOME HOME WORK WORLD!!!! And wake up ! How much longer do we let govts destroy this world in the name of their PAY PACKETS..TAXS & TRICKERY
This is a (Weapon of Mass Destruction)

Nuke should be used to stop the oil leak Russia has a plan
http://rt.com/Sci_Tech/2010-05-05/nuclear-solution-oil-spill.html

On April 27, 2003, eight years ago the Bouchard Barge B-120 hit an obstacle in Buzzards Bay, creating a 12-foot rupture in its hull and discharging an estimated 100,000 gallons of No. 6 oil. The oil is known to have affected an estimated 90 miles of shoreline, killing 450 numerous bird species the day it happened, and recreational use of the bay, such as shell fishing and boating.

We need to review the George Stephanopoulos interview the other day in which the Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mary E. Landry told George there was no leak! Where did the Rear Admiral get this faulty information and who does are government think they are dealing with?

The residents of the Gulf need to know ; Don't Take Any Wooden Nickels -document everything with photos ,dates time and places .

Dawn dishsoap is the only soap to use on yourself and oiled birds . It worked on the Exxon Valdez spill and the bouchard B -120 spill in Buzzards Bay Massachusetts

It's Time to Nationalize all US Oil Business

On April 27, 2003, eight years ago the Bouchard Barge B-120 hit an obstacle in Buzzards Bay, creating a 12-foot rupture in its hull and discharging an estimated 100,000 gallons of No. 6 oil. The oil is known to have affected an estimated 90 miles of shoreline, killing 450 numerous bird species the day it happened, and recreational use of the bay, such as shell fishing and boating.

We need to review the George Stephanopoulos interview the other day in which the Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mary E. Landry told George there was no leak! Where did the Rear Admiral get this faulty information and who does are government think they are dealing with?

The residents of the Gulf need to know ; Don't Take Any Wooden Nickels -document everything with photos ,dates time and places .

Dawn dishsoap is the only soap to use on yourself and oiled birds . It worked on the Exxon Valdez spill and the bouchard B -120 spill in Buzzards Bay Massachusetts


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