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Zero Tolerance

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Inspired by Congressman Markey’s hearing yesterday on BP and interview on the Rachel Maddow Show (watch the video below). BP has plenty of tolerance for zeros, but Congressman Markey has zero tolerance for BP.

Congressman Markey criticizes BP for saying the risk of catastrophe was zero.

Congressman Markey: You’re my hero.

We learn the oil industry spent zero dollars in recent years on new clean-up technology.

(Why bother, given BP’s 0% risk assessment astrology.)

We know zero about the chemical dispersants BP has been dumping into the ocean.

Markey says that must stop (I second that emotion).

Here’s a man who his words doesn’t mince,

And has the right attitude towards BP: zero tolerance.


Here’s Rachel’s 6/09/10 report, including an interview (beginning at the 5” mark) with BP critic Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA).

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