Saturday, May 29, 2010

Limits on access to oiled waters, coast frustrates journalists
~Ted Jackson, a photographer for The Times-Picayune newspaper in New Orleans, said Saturday that access to the spill "is slowly being strangled off."

Legislators tap attorney general for spill claims~Bloomberg
~Another piece of legislation that would put Louisiana on record as requesting President Barack Obama to use all available resources -- including military forces and martial law, if needed -- to stop the spill will be heard by the committee.

Ex-EPA Officials: Why Isn't BP Under Criminal Investigation?
~David Leopold
Hat tip-Humid Beings

BP Criminals In The Gulf ~emptywheel

Witness says drilling mud loss puzzling

Cocodrie is staging area for fight against oil spill~Naomi King

New Yorkers remain on call to rescue animals from Louisiana oil spill disaster
~A pelican tries to clean its oil-slicked wings in Grand Isle, La.

Can Mushrooms Help Clean Up the Gulf Oil Spill?

I'm with da'Zombie: Call Sidney!

Green N.O. Inaugural Meeting: June 3, 2010 3:00-4:30 pm
~Watershed NOLA

Coast Guard is urged to fast-track Lake Borgne protection projects

Expedited Funds, Authorizations Will Help Reduce Impacts of Nation's Largest Oil Disaster

State scientists find flaws in coastal-barrier plan
~Nikki Buskey

Fresh questions raised about chemicals

NWF: BP underestimates acres of wetlands affected by oil spill

Monkeyfister Updates

Track the Black Tide: Send Your Images of the Oil Spill from the Central Gulf Coast ~EDF
~Heading down to the Gulf Coast some time soon? Make sure to take a camera along with you.

New Orleans resident asks for caution in reporting on oil spill
~Carol Forsloff

Letter: Van Heerden’s treatment appalling

Carville: La. needs justice now
~“I’m not going to let people be abandoned,” he said. “That’s not right and you know they’re going to do it if they get half a chance. That BP, you watch, they’re trying to slip out of this thing. They’re going to try every delay, every shyster thing that you can imagine. We’re going to hold them accountable in the civil law, and we’re going to hold them accountable in the criminal law.”
“You’re watching the largest environmental disaster in the history of the United States right in your home state,”
he said. “That’s the reality. That’s the world that’s being left to you.”

Obama and the Great Oil Spill
~Vérité Parlant

BP's oil gusher in the Gulf: Spin terminology explained
~"Blowout Preventer" - BP's public relations person who lies to the press to prevent a P.R. blowout from occurring.
A blowout preventer preventer is any member of the press who asks tough questions.

~Special Thanks~ Gil Man Bayou Child


Anonymous said...

Hey yall-my son was pretty excited that you posted his photo here-the more folks see what we got here (and what we are losing) the better. Thanks again!

Editilla said...

Aw'dat! Make sure you show him that movie about Gill Man: Creature of the Black Lagoon!
Gill Man don't like people messing wit'his swamp no him.

Anonymous said...

LOL! Neither do dis one

My Gil man need to see dat movie...