Prevent BP Future Deepwater Oil Drilling In The Gulf
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Prevent BP Future Deepwater Oil Drilling In The Gulf

    1. secondopinionpundits secondopinionpundits
    2. Petition by

      secondopinionpundits secondopinionpundits

      Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Regulate Offshore Deepwater Oil Drilling 

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    1. Reached 200 signatures
    2. Political and Financial Influence Help BP Avoid Paying Billions In Damages

      In nearly two years since the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill aboard BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform drilling rig that caught fire explosion spewing massive amounts of oil into the gulf’s ocean, resulting in 11 deaths and 17 injured that contaminated an entire region alone the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi Alabama and Florida destroyed marsh lands, coastal shores, fishery industry, sea animals, wildlife, tourism, beaches and a fragile ecosystem.

      BP was let off the hook in a settlement agreement avoiding a trial for the damages they caused in the Gulf’s oil catastrophe. The judge that presided over the trial hand-picked lawyers for the victims of the Deepwater Horizon, transact what’s being called a “back room deal” with oil giant saving BP from trial and billions of dollars from fines, restitution and punitive damages. This sleazy settlement will cover damages for the 120,000 victims of the Deepwater Horizon environmental disaster.

    3. BP Continue To Ignore Gulf Oil Spill Compensation Fund Pay Out

      More than 19 months since the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill aboard BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform drilling rig that caught fire exploded spewing massive amounts of oil into the gulf’s ocean, resulting in 11 deaths and 17 injured. BP responsible for the greatest environmental oil disaster in US history that destroyed marsh lands, coastal shores, fishery industry, sea animals, wildlife, tourism, beaches and our ecosystem along the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi Alabama and Florida has not compensated financial devastation to the many African American fishermen and many small businesses, churches and hoteliers that were impacted most by the spill in the Gulf region after the US government found them responsible for the spill.

    4. BP Has Not Compensated Financial Devastation in The Gulf of Mexico

      More than 19 months since the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill aboard BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform drilling rig that caught fire exploded spewing massive amounts of oil into the gulf’s ocean, resulting in 11 deaths and 17 injured. BP responsible for the greatest environmental oil disaster in US history that destroyed marsh lands, coastal shores, fishery industry, sea animals, wildlife, tourism, beaches and our ecosystem along the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi Alabama and Florida has not compensated financial devastation to the many African American fishermen and many small businesses, churches and hoteliers that were impacted most by the spill in the Gulf region after the US government found BP responsible for the spill.

      BP promised compensation many black citizens have yet to receive any kind of cost damage rewards? This February BP is scheduled to go on trial for the disaster in the Gulf. The outcome will influence future payments that will top $20 billion.

    5. BP Has Not Compensated Financial Devastation in The Gulf of Mexico

      More than 19 months since the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill aboard BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform drilling rig that caught fire exploded spewing massive amounts of oil into the gulf’s ocean, resulting in 11 deaths and 17 injured. BP responsible for the greatest environmental oil disaster in US history that destroyed marsh lands, coastal shores, fishery industry, sea animals, wildlife, tourism, beaches and our ecosystem along the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi Alabama and Florida has not compensated financial devastation to the many African American fishermen and many small businesses, churches and hoteliers that were impacted most by the spill in the Gulf region after the US government found BP responsible for the spill.

      BP promised compensation many black citizens have yet to receive any kind of cost damage rewards? This February BP is scheduled to go on trial for the disaster in the Gulf. The outcome will influence future payments that will top $20 billion.

    6. BP Has Not Compensated Financial Devastation in The Gulf of Mexico

      More than 19 months since the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill aboard BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform drilling rig that caught fire exploded spewing massive amounts of oil into the gulf’s ocean, resulting in 11 deaths and 17 injured. BP responsible for the greatest environmental oil disaster in US history that destroyed marsh lands, coastal shores, fishery industry, sea animals, wildlife, tourism, beaches and our ecosystem along the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi Alabama and Florida has not compensated financial devastation to the many African American fishermen and many small businesses, churches and hoteliers that were impacted most by the spill in the Gulf region after the US government found BP responsible for the spill.

      BP promised compensation many black citizens have yet to receive any kind of cost damage rewards? This February BP is scheduled to go on trial for the disaster in the Gulf. The outcome will influence future payments that will top $20 billion.

    7. Over Budget BP Decided To Cut Corners With Poor Risk Management

      What has been known all along BP skirted proper safety procedures for profit which led to the ultimate failure causing the greatest environmental oil drilling disaster in history in the Gulf of Mexico. BP made decisions without assessing risk.

    8. BP Attempting Talks With U.S. Government

      This past April, BP attempted to strike a deal to resume deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. interior secretary rejected BP request to return to deepwater drilling in the Gulf

    9. Louisiana Governor Jindal lists $533 million BP to finance after Gulf oil

      Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday unveiled a $533 million list of projects the state wants BP to finance out of the $1 billion the company has promised as an advance payment for restoration of damages last year's massive oil spill.

    10. Reached 100 signatures

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    • Martha Wortman WOODBURY, CT
      • over 2 years ago

      NO oil dependancy!!! GO BIOFUEL

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    • LISA HICKS LOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 2 years ago

      No hope of cleaning up the terrible ecological mess they will inevitably create. Sea drilling should be scaled down and stopped.

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    • benjamin mancino WYNANTSKILL, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      The Gulf Coast is a fragile ecosystem, millions of people are losing their jobs, and there are toxic chemicals contaminating the water, beaches, and local communities.

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    • kathy d NAVARRE, FL
      • almost 3 years ago

      My family amongst who knows how many thousands, hundreds of thousands or even more have been affected by this "spill"... I'm not speaking about environmental issues (which are astronimical) but HUMAN health... Everyone in the Gulf faces disabilty and early death due to the toxins and how it has affected them... ;(

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    • B L VANCOUVER, CANADA
      • almost 3 years ago

      I support this cause. Please also check out my petition to address human trafficking in the province of bc. http://www.change.org/petitions/minister-of-public-safety-and-solicitor-general-increase-octips-budget-to-750000-annually-and-rehire-robin-pike

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