And I went to LA to give a speech to folks in the entertainment industry

And I went to LA to give a speech to folks in the entertainment industry

But in many ways, when you apply that dispersant, that oil breaks up, and it’s a surfactant and a solvent and breaks up the oil into small droplets that then disperses into the water column, and almost becomes more difficult to manage. At least at the surface, you can burn, you can skim you can collect, um, but when it goes into the water, it’s, uh, extraordinarily toxic and it is, um, it is very, uh, uh, it’s i- impossible at that point to, to collect. And so, uh, long story short, Sam and I went down, um, as part of for, for, for ABC News and we went diving into a spot where the if this person had been deploy . applied, we had to wear hazmat suits, ’cause the dispersant is a neurological toxin as well as the oil being toxic. And, um, we demonstrated to the world that the oil isn’t going away, it’s just sinking, um, and, and actually suspending in the water column. And, and what we witnessed was just this thick red soup that we were diving into with dead fish floating and jellyfish and, and seaweed covered in, in these globs of oil that were slowly dispersing into the water. Continue reading “And I went to LA to give a speech to folks in the entertainment industry”