The Gulf oil disaster: put the blame where it belongs

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The massive environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico serves as a grim reminder of how delicate our planetís ecosystems truly are. The fact that this was a manmade disaster makes it even more serious. In some ways Iím reminded of Chernobyl in the then USSR where the April 26, 1986 meltdown of a nuclear reactor spread radioactivity for hundreds of miles and as many as 100,000 of the clean-up workers died of various types of radiation-generated illnesses in the years after being exposed and more than half a million more have since become invalids.

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