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World Heritage Center and Offshore Drilling.... #394154
12/05/10 03:35 PM
12/05/10 03:35 PM
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Sting Offline OP
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Very interesting // in the San Pedro Daily today... Obviously the author has no clue as to the detriment offshore drilling will do to the reef. After 18 yrs in the offshore oilfield industry, i can personally tell him or her that there is ZERO chance that there will NOT be oil spilled during the course of drilling and production.. It is just impossible. The corporations talk the talk but its the people in the field that do the work, and there will be oil spilled, its just part of business. Believe me...!! I see it ALL THE TIME..!!!! This article actually believes that Belize, or anybody, can actually drill and produce oil without a spill, but it just doesn't happen. TWO thumbs up for the World Heritage Center. Somebody has to stand up for a change and this is great that they will make a stand. Don't be fooled that jeapordising the reefs for profit will somehow SAVE Belize. With the storms and day to day problems that exist in the oilfield industry, oil will be spilled, its part of the business....

Re: World Heritage Center and Offshore Drilling.... [Re: Sting] #394163
12/06/10 01:31 AM
12/06/10 01:31 AM
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reaper Offline
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...and will be the end of the tourism business.

Re: World Heritage Center and Offshore Drilling.... [Re: Sting] #394168
12/06/10 08:20 AM
12/06/10 08:20 AM
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Inplub Offline
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and so say all of us.

Re: World Heritage Center and Offshore Drilling.... [Re: Sting] #394170
12/06/10 09:01 AM
12/06/10 09:01 AM
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maya beach
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a blind man can see where this is heading,,,,,

Re: World Heritage Center and Offshore Drilling.... [Re: Barnacle] #394199
12/06/10 06:44 PM
12/06/10 06:44 PM
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Mike Campbell Offline
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Lets hope they play monkey see, monkey and wake up to the danger as they have done in the US. We would be destroyed.

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