My blog last week
focused on the tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and raised the issue of a thoughtful Christian response to this environmental disaster. Progress to date on the spill? Since last week, a containment cap is collecting the oil and pumping it to a ship. However though it appears the oil is being collected, oil is still spewing, while indeterminable patches of oil are causing increasing damage to wildlife and coastal ecosystems. Plans are underway to replace the containment cap within the next month or so with a larger one that will collect more oil. Yes, progress is being made, but it is agonizingly slow.
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