Originally Posted by codprawn
Actually it is not only me making such comments - there could well be a public enquiry.
As to the pollution from the oil loads leaked anyway - I am sure it would have been far better to have leaked 100 miles from land than straight onto a beach in an environmentaly sensative area.
Yes the floating containers would have been a hazard but I am quite sure the RAF would have loved the target practice - and no I am NOT joking!!!
Do ya know what Codders, your rants and comments sometimes amuse and occationaly make sence but at other times they really do stink.
The RAF using 2000 plus containers that may or may not come to the surface at some time over an unknown number of years in one of the worlds busiest shipping areas as target practice? Never heard anything so stupid.
Can you imagine being out on your RIB one sunny weekend with you friends and family, running nicely at about 35 knots and hitting one of these things floating just below the surface? Afterall, thats where they tend to be when they go over the side.
The results don't bear thinking about do they?
This issue is being dealt with in the correct way by the agencies of Britain and France, in a way that doesn't consitute a risk to the local people, those passing through the area and the environment they live in.
And, if you really need to make such comments, maybe you should read the official report before hand.