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And ExxonMobil Isn't Saying How Much Oil Is Still In the Pipeline

 

By William Boardman   

 

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Cleanup Workers Collect Oil Faster than Media Collect Information

 

Ten days after the ExxonMobil Pegasus pipeline burst, spewing thousands of barrels of Canadian tar sands oil into the North Woods residential development in Mayflower, Arkansas, much of the oil spill has been collected, although it continues to spread slowly, seeping into wetlands and nearby Lake Conway. 

 

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Slow as the oil's movement may be, it seems to move faster than news related to the spill, the cleanup, or ExxonMobil and the local, state, and federal agencies who keep tight control over information that, in ordinary circumstances, the public would expect to hear in a timely fashion. 

 

Even those directly affected say they are told little, mostly generalities from ExxonMobil public relations people.  As RT.com reported April 7, "Town residents say they are being kept in the dark over compensation and the cleanup by Exxon."    

 

Over at Lighthousesolar.com, the sardonic view of this tight-liddedness was that the news control machine was working:

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