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BP CEO Tony Hayward

BP CEO: A lot of those birds were already pretty damn dirty.

BP CEO Tony Hayward

It occured to me while I was on the treadmill today a lot of sea birds are pretty filthy animals to start with. We've all seen seagulls eating out of dumpsters. In fact this filthy lifestyle has earned seagulls the nickname flying rats.

In many ways the oil slick represents a fresh start for these birds. 


They get the chance to check into a nice, almost spa-like facility where they are cleaned by compassionate volunteers who care about them. Under normal circustances, your average seagull would never have the opportunity to get a thorough cleaning supervised by experts.


Ask any homeless person what its like to take a shower at a local shelter.  They always say they feel like a new…

About BP CEO Tony Hayward  

BP CEO Tony Hayward

BP CEO, Tony Hayward, has agreed to share his ongoing candid thoughts about the Gulf oil tragedy.

Mr. Hayword sends his blogs in real time from the Gulf while managing the crisis recovery effort. 

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