BP Successfully Disposed of the Oil … In the Gulf Food Chain
by George Washington
There’s a great American tradition of “disposing” of toxic waste by putting it into things we eat.
For example, some folks have found a great way of disposing of toxic sludge: they helpfully relabel it as “organic compost” and then give it to people to grow food in. See this, this and this.
The Department of Energy also helpfully created the National Center of Excellence for Metals Recycle (NMR), which allegedly has allowed scrap metal from nuclear power plants to be recycled into utensils and other consumer items. See this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this and this.
And as I wrote in August: