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BP Gulf Oil Spill - the "Response Plan" They Don't Want You To See

BP Regional Oil Spill Response Plan for the Gulf of Mexico as of June, 2009

If the spill went unabated, shoreline impact would depend upon existing environmental conditions. Near shore response may include the deployment of shoreline boom on beach areas, or protection and sorbent boom on vegetated areas. Strategies would be based upon surveillance and real time trajectories provided by The Response Group that depict areas of potential impact given actual sea and weather conditions. Strategies from t he Area Contingency Plan, T he Response Group and Unified Command would be consulted to ensure that environmental and special economic resources would be correctly identified and prioritized t o ensure optimal protection. T he Response Group shoreline response guides depict the protection response modes applicable f or oil spill clean-up operations. Each response mode is schematically represented to show optimum deployment and operation o f the equipment i n areas of environmental concern. Supervisory personnel have the option to modify the deployment and operation of equipment allowing a more effective response to site-specific circumstances.

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