Oil Spill Quotes (5 quotes)
Ecologically speaking, a spilt tanker load is like sticking a safety pin into an elephants foot. The planet barely notices. After the Exxon Valdez accident in Alaska the oil company spent billions tidying up the coastline, but it was a waste of money because the waves were cleaning up faster than Exxon could. Environmentalists can never accept the planets ability to self-heal.
I do not think there should be a limit on the rig's liability, because they are sitting on top of unlimited amounts of oil, and thus, there could be an explosion occur that could do untold damage. ... The amount of damage that an offshore oil rig can do is infinite.
If you ask the fish whether theyd rather have an oil spill or a season of fishing, I wouldnt be surprised if theyd vote for another blowout.
It wasn't his [the captain of the Exxon Valdez] driving that caused the Alaskan oil spill. It was yours.
Many people believe the whole catastrophe is the oil we spill, but that gets diluted and eventually disarmed over time. In fact, the oil we don't spill, the oil we collect, refine and use, produces CO2 and other gases that don't get diluted.