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Old 03-30-2004, 11:57 AM
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$10 million can not equal

... the damage created by the negligence of Bouchard Transportation in Buzzards Bay. But at least the courts held them accountable and they pleaded guilty.

IMHO we should enact laws that would be so severe and monitor them so heavily that these corporations would invest in better equipment and adopt processes to avoid persecution, thus achieving protection for our shores.

Would they pass cost on to the consumers? Like they aren't already screwing us anyway? I don't think the difference between what we have today and a higher level of prevention would make a drop of difference in the overall fuel cost fluctuations based on season, overseas supply, world politics, etc.

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