USF says government tried to squelch their oil plume findings~Craig Pittman
We are getting reports that non existent evaporated oil is showing up again on Florida’s beaches ~slabbed
Where's the Oil? Here, There, and Everywhere~Georgianne Nienaber
Because we said so~Library Chronicles
~“The FDA is not monitoring fish and shellfish for the presence of Corexit in seafood because it is not considered a health risk,”
The Jaws Syndrome; Life Imitates Art On The Gulf Coast; The Crime of the Century Pt II~Jerry Cope
New Orleans Judge Picked to Handle Gulf Spill Suit ~NPR
British Petroleum, the Government and BlackRock – the Connection?
Will BP Skip the Relief Well, Declare Mission Accomplished, and Abandon Ship Without Permanently Killing the Oil Leak? ~Washington's Blog
Gulf leaders wary over wavering on final plug
Relief Well Intersection Version 2
Sandra Bullock continues in Women of the Storm's Restore the Gulf campaign
Exploratory well blows near La. 70
~David J. Mitchel
Morgan City's Shrimp and Petroleum Festival is on, begins Sept. 2
New Orleans' master plan moving forward with no clear source of funding for citizen participation element
~Ariella Cohen, The Lens
Film Screening: Harry Shearer's "The Big Un-Easy"~Humid Beings
17 Days 2 Year 5:
A Photographic Journey
Dave Eggers wins American Book Award for 'Zeitoun,' set in New Orleans!
Five Years Later, The Big Easy Pushes Forward~Alan Greenblatt
~Five years after Hurricane Katrina broke the levees and New Orleans was flooded, the city's health is much improved. But like many patients still in recovery, New Orleans has its good days and its bad days.
~Editilla Ho'tellas~Despite the glaring, offensive, textbook Katrina Shorthand in that opening line, we hung this one for a few reasons.
1) We got it offa Humid Beings and we LOVE Humid Beings because they come from the Dirty Coast where everyone should go right now.
2) The article does our Herolero Mayor Mitch'mo up right.
3) We generally like Greenblatt and it is a pretty good article. So there.
~Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans
Pieces of Katrina: The Rising Voices of UNO Press~Chasing Ray