“BP has shown that it lacks the capability to stop this massive leak, and the federal government is waiting and watching” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Clean Water Act provides for citizen enforcement when the polluter and government fail to act, and we intend to seek the maximum penalty possible against BP.” Consumerist
I’m rather pleased about this. Of course, it’s not the best solution, actually solving the oil spill would be the best solution, but at least someone’s stepping up and doing *something* — which is depressing, but it’s better than nothing. I’m a bit concerned this is going to turn into another Centralia.