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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Peter Lane, Baron Lane Of Horsell
As narcissism proliferates, indifference to humanity rampages
While millions of gallons of oil flow into the Gulf, oil skimmers from many countries are sitting on the sidelines. This includes the world's largest, known as A Whale. The enormous Taiwanese skimmer is as long as three-and-a-half football fields and can collect 500,000 barrels of oily water a day. Such equipment could make a big difference, considering the highest estimates are that 100,000 barrels of oil are leaking into the Gulf each day.
Peter Lane, Christopher Lane's father, said of his son's slaying, "It is heartless, and to try to understand is a short way to insanity."
He argues the most sensible measure would instead be how much oil is taken out from the water.