Laying booms out in a string always fails and everybody knows it. Most oil riggers and all Coast Guard must attend cleanup boom school. BP is stringing out boom merely for the cameras. Oil spill containment booms must be configured like this:
After examining 100s of pages of regulation-required BP Response Plans, it’s clear no one reads them. The BP ‘plan’ for a major oilspill is joke. Walruses are listed in the Gulf’s ‘Sensitive Biological Resources’. One of their primary equipment providers for rapid deployment of spill response resources on a 24 hour, 7 days a week basis is a Japanese home shopping site!
A clear minded tho’ vulgar boom school is here. You’ll be stunned.