Competition Booms in Action https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/ Competition Booms in Action The Spill...Driving in circles collecting nothing... Gulf of Mexico Oil spill. 3 Boats pulling traditional horizontal booms that allow the oil to escape under the bottom edge when towed. Less than 3% of the total 50 million barrels of the spill was reported to have been captured! https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152143229 152143229 Menacing Oil Slick... What's Wrong with this Picture? The Boat isn't pulling any Funtional Boom behind it! photo by: Edward Burtynsky https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=84291765 84291765 Large boats required for Deployment These Booms require inflation first and large amounts of man power to launch. We count 16 for the approximate 1000 feet https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152143230 152143230 I love these Guys...working hard, Smoking... 9 men holding about 25 feet https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152143231 152143231 Kalamazoo River, Michigan Water and Oil simply aren't stopped by this form of booming... https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152143232 152143232 Morrow Lake, Michigan Towing traditional 8" round Absorbent booms doesn't seem to collect anything... https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152143233 152143233 https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169369487 169369487 https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169369489 169369489 https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169369490 169369490 https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169369491 169369491 https://www.aquahedge.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169369492 169369492