Sunday, July 04, 2010

Independence Day Thought

"11 - people killed in accident on oil rig leased by British company BP, resulting in four presidential visits, a $1.6bn clean-up and the establishment of $20bn compensation fund in two months.

15,000+ - people killed in accident at Bhopal plant owned by American company Union Carbide, resulting in 0 presidential visits, no clean-up and $470m compensation in 25 years"

"Number Crunching", Private Eye 1265, June 2010, p5

Location:In bed, Swindon