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Old 13-03-2009, 17:19   #1
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Australia Marine Disaster

Wow, first the wild fires, now this. Australia needs a break from ecological disasters.

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Old 13-03-2009, 17:34   #2
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this happened very close to home, about 1/2 hours drive.

the fool drove straight into the cyclones path dispite all warnings.
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I'm very saddened to hear this...They are still cleaning up after the Exxon Valdez in Alaska. I'm wondering what they will find out about the integrity of the tanker.
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White sands beaches

That's the fortunate part. It'll make it much easier to clean up. In Valdez, Alaska it was on and around jagged rocks and stone beaches. As well, it was more then just birds affected.

The chinese never have been good at respecting the environment.
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That's the fortunate part. It'll make it much easier to clean up. In Valdez, Alaska it was on and around jagged rocks and stone beaches. As well, it was more then just birds affected.

The chinese never have been good at respecting the environment.
I thought it was working for a British firm. It doesn't matter as it is only in the colonies.
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My 2 cents, skipper should be shot!!!
look at these 56 pic to see why, its heart breaking

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I thought these ships were doubled hulled...No?
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Typical media Hype, he was along way away from cyclone, they reckon most of the oil will be cleaned up in a couple of days, dont think its going to be any where as bad as media makes out
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My 2 cents, skipper should be shot!!!
look at these 56 pic to see why, its heart breaking

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Those pictures! What a friggin mess, a night mare to any coastal community.
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