Photo's cloudy sky put BP's refinery in bad light

2013-07-07T00:00:00Z Photo's cloudy sky put BP's refinery in bad light nwitimes.com
July 07, 2013 12:00 am

Your file photo accompanying Monday's article on BP's expansion startup must have been taken from the opening scene of the "Blues Brothers." No matter how hard you searched, I doubt that you could have come up with a more repugnant image.

No matter what the content of the article, some will only scan it, but see that ugly scenario on the second page.

Although the high cost of gasoline in this area angers many, it is still the fashion to hammer anything involved in fossil energy.

Adding a quarter of a million barrels of refined crude oil production a day at our back door will help to lower prices and aid the local economy. But, as has been stated many times, "one picture is worth a thousand words."

- Richard Hackett, Valparaiso

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