How would you like one of these in Doubtful Sound?

by frog

r449131_2182679This oil rig has been spewing oil into the sea for eight weeks. Eight! At 400 barrels per day!

The company at the centre of the oil spill, PTTEP Australasia, will have its third attempt at intercepting and plugging the leak tomorrow.

Good luck guys! Look out for whatever’s causing that big plume of smoke!

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The reason I bring is up, of course, is because certain people seem keen on the oil in Fjordland

Have you noticed the language National have been using lately? ‘Sensitive mining’, ‘surgical incision into the mountainside’, etc. I wonder what phrase they’d use for this situation? What other delicious turns of phrase have you spotted?

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Published in Environment & Resource Management by frog on Wed, October 21st, 2009   

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