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Re: There goes another DX order...

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Originally Posted by paulk View Post
Part of the problem is that, as the original article states, people think the containers are on the bottom of the ocean. If that were true, we (and Robert Redford) would have a lot less to worry about. Why can't containers have water-soluable plugs so they actually WOULD sink if they landed in the ocean?
They'd routinely dissolve from all the spray and humidity. They'd have to use hydrostatic pressure plugs like inflatable life vests. That would cost money and require periodic replacements - just like the vests.

In other words $$$$$ - like everything else in this world it always comes down to $$$$$.
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