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Kevin Costner May Be Savior of Gulf of Mexico

From out of left field in every sense, Kevin Costner may be the man who made technology capable of saving the Gulf of Mexico by separating oil from water quickly and thoroughly available.  He financed it while his brother developed it.

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posted May 23, 2010 at 1:42 pm

We tend to write off celebrities as self-absorbed intellectual lightweights, and it’s great when people defy that stereotype. There’s probably more of this going on than we realize. Once these folks reach late middle age and have made a bazillion dollars and done a pretty full range of work in their art, they realize they have world-moving power at their fingertips. Some of course merely descend into drug abuse and Caligula-scale madness, but others want to leave a positive mark on the world. I suspect there’s more of this quietly going on than we realize. I believe Neil Young got into electric car development, etc. I hope it works and shows up BP. They had no real plan or equipment in place for the inevitable disaster.

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posted May 24, 2010 at 4:20 am

This is the best news I’ve heard about the spill since it happened. Kudos to Costner for coming up with this device!

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