Why has the government closed the air space over the gulf

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    Can anyone explain why this was done?
     
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    Two Reasons

    1. Keep news stations helicopters from interfering with the clean up operations
    2. they intend t use military airplanes to disperse chemicals over the spill to try to help aid the cleanup , and they don't want to risk an accident.


    Logical decision.
     
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    Imagine 1 lunatic with a flare gun....
     
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    So your arguement is to restrict air congestion. To me that isn't reason enough. Many accidents have happened and they have never restricted air space.
     
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    They are burning the oil off so a flare isn't going to hurt anything.
     
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    So no one can take pictures of the slick from above.
     
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    It's called a "controlled burn".....
     
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    No my argument is that is to eliminate the chance that some idiot helicopter runs into a tanker full of skimmed oil, or a military jet full of jet fuel and chemical and explodes creating an even bigger mess than we have now. Not to mention you know that if something like that happened WE would be the ones footing the bill for it. Unless Obama just billed BP.
     
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    Its called hiding the evidence.
     
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    What are they trying to hide? After all obama is the head of the government.
     
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