Commander: “National supply problem” looming for Tyvek protection suits used in oil cleanup; Using TWO MILLION per day (VIDEO)

National Incident Commander Thad Allen Press Conference, July 13, 2010:

Rush Transcript Excerpts

(starts @ 8:30 in)

Some critical resources that we’re starting to come grips with as we move forward, it may not be intuitive to you, but interesting to note, I think.

We are using about two million Tyvek suits a day. Those are the light suits we use to clean up the beaches.

We may run into a national supply problem with those sooner or later…

And we’re going to be looking at the source supply and how we deal with that.

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