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Can Microbial Remediation Stop the Gulf of Mexico Oil?

Filed under: Business,Energy,Science — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 5:19 pm 2010 June 2

The Key Question is can Microbial Remediation on a massive scale stop the Gulf of Mexico oil spill problems? With the Recent Oil Spill in the Gulf why isn’t British Petroleum using more bio remediation in their plans to stop the harmful effects of the oil spill?

Here’s a youtube video explaining the process:

Try a google search for something like

Microbial Remediation Oil problems

and nothing comes up. Problems to this technology just don’t seem to exist! And it is less expensive according to the video. What is stopping our government and BP from installing these measures post haste? Oil is now staining Daupin Island, Alabama, the coastline in Louisiana and it will not be long before the southern beaches of Florida will be affected. Imagine what they’ll have to rename Clearwater? Sludgewater? And the smell of true crude is awful. This is not your used refined oil smell that you might take out of your car, That is basically odorless. Imagine a sludge that is formed of, and smells like death and decomposition. Transocean employees surely know this as they were working on the oil rig that exploded. Deepwater Horizon is the new Exxon Valdez, supplanted in infamy based on the size of the massive spill off American waters.

We’ll keep you informed of this and other entertaining news.

Jenna Jameson Sexy Peta Pictures Pleather Yourself Video & Pictures

Jenna Jameson wearing Pleather

Jenna Jameson Peta

Jenna Jameson Sexy Peta Pictures Pleather Yourself Video & Pictures. Pleather is made of plastic. Plastic comes from crude oil production. Yes, that same production that produces green house gas that kills polar bears. Maybe the title of this story should be PETA: Society for the Advancement of Polar Bear Death.

Thanks Peta.

But SAPBD just doesn’t roll off the tongue so nice.

PETA: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.  Jenna Jameson is posing for shots in a Peta campaign called: Pleather Yourself.  Pleather is apparently plastic leather. Plastic is a petroleum based product. So while PETA forwards the ethical treatment of animals they are also also seemingly all on board with (more…)

Ethanol Bad for Environment

Filed under: Business,Energy — Tags: , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 8:35 am 2008 February 8

Crops consume carbon dioxide when they grow but add it when they’re burned, so it balances itself right? Corn Ethanol and Soybean diesel sound like a good option but there’s a sinister downside to the use of bio-fuels. It’s twice as bad as burning gasoline in terms of greenhouse gasses and global warming.

Princeton Universities Tim Searchinger finds there are other effects from the use of bio-fuels “The simplest explanation is that when we divert our corn or soybeans to fuel, if people around the world are going to continue to (more…)

President Bush signs new Energy Bill for MPG increase

Filed under: Energy — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 1:38 pm 2007 December 21

President Bush signed a new law requiring vehicles to be more fuel efficient. The bill required automakers to increase fuel effieiency of their lines to 35 miles per gallon by 2020. It also has provisions to increase production of Ethanol – a bio friendly fuel, to 36 billion gallons by 2022. The bill was hotly contested in congress in the beginning because their were also provisions for a $21 billion tax increase. Once the tax provisions were dropped the bill was approved.

The 35 miles per gallon -mpg (9.2 miles per litre) federal standard will includes passenger cars SUV’s and small trucks. Today the standard is 27.5 for cars and 22.2 for SUV’s and trucks. Refineries will have to increase to 36 billion gallons, the use of ethanol from about 6 billion gallons. Further, the bill requires that the biofuel comes from a source other than corn. Which means prarie grass and wood chips will become sought commodities, and it will not necessarily increase the cost of human foodstuffs. –Or at least that is the intent.

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Amazing new technology reduces Heating bills by up to 50% -Sort Of

Filed under: Energy — Tags: , , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 11:38 am

There is advertising for a new box that its makers claim to reduce your heating bills by 50%. Among other claims, they use the fact that they hired Paul Harvey to do a commercial telling of the benefits of this very expensive space heater.

Some of the Ads tell how the Mantles are being created by Amish craftsmen. The feeling these ads seem to by trying to convey is that they have credible and even religious sources backing their claim. In essence they seem to be saying, if you don’t think Paul Harvey is not a credible source, how about you believe that a well known religious group believes in our product?

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