Jackson said she was skeptical of dispersing the gushing oil at the wellhead, a method officials were testing, and that much about the spill’s potential effect was still unclear, including which fisheries might be closed and for how long.
“It’s just like a hurricane,” she said. “We’re looking at the forecast. We’re trying to figure out where it’s going to go.”
Monday, May 03, 2010
Gulf Oil Slick: "It’s just like a hurricane”
SHOOT: People don't realise it but the slick in the Gulf has global significance. Firstly in that it will be shutting down gulf activities [killing oil supply lines] and secondly in that this disaster will probably discourage further deep-water drilling because the risks will simply not be worth it.