Within just six months, two explosions have occurred in the Gulf of Mexico. There needs to be more stringent safety standards and policies to be enforced and ultimately consequences and penalties for those who blatantly disregard them.



Within just six months, two explosions have occurred in the Gulf of Mexico. A platform owned by Mariner Energy erupted into flames on Thursday 2nd of September 2010, a few grueling months after BP’s devastating oil spill became an unwanted historical event. There needs to be more stringent safety standards and policies to be enforced and ultimately consequences and penalties for those who blatantly disregard them - placing profit beyond people and planet. How many more lives must be lost? How much more must our oceans suffer? ... Go here to read the rest of this blog post.