An Open Letter to US EPA, Region 6
By Riki Ott
August 27, 2010
Re: Documentation of continued dispersant spraying in near shore and inland waters from Florida to Louisiana (despite contrary claims by USCG and BP) and documentation that dispersants made oil sink
Dear Mr. Coleman,
During the August 25 Dockside Chat in Jean Lafitte, LA, it came to
our attention that the federal agencies were unaware -- or lacking proof
-- of the continued spraying of dispersants from Louisiana to Florida.
Further, the federal agencies were woefully ignorant of the presence of
subsurface oil-dispersant plumes and sunken oil on ocean and estuary
water bottoms. We offer evidence to support our statements, including a
recently declassified subsurface assessment plan from the Incident
Command Post. Read the entire letter here...