Monday, June 21, 2010

Unknown substance comes ashore on MS Coast~Mary Perez
~Large amounts of rusty substance washed up on the beaches and floated beneath the bridges and into the Bay of St. Louis Sunday.
Gov. Haley Babar smiles and waves for the cameras, calls for his buddy Zephir the Monkey to lay magic carpet over the beach, 10 Blocks on the Casino Real.
~Why don't news outlets call BP's huge oil 'spill' a gusher? ~Anita Lee
~ kareng I wonder if Haley Barbour saw this #oilspill

President reflects on Grand Isle
~The New Orleans Levee

Tern nesting areas being disturbed by oil spill cleanup workers, conservationist says
~Mark Schleifstein

~MSchleifsteinTP I gave a 5-minute oil spill update on C-Span on Sunday:

BP ‘burning sea turtles alive’ ~Daniel Tencer
~Editilla Racketellas~ No Bodies, No Evidence, No Fines.

BP’s Secret Army Of Oil Disaster Contractors

Oil Dumpster Disposal Questions ~Allison Braxton

BP Glee~Library Chronicles

BP Says Partners Share Liability for Gulf Oil Disaster

Lawsuit Seeks $19 Billion from British Petroleum
~The Center for Biological Diversity on Friday filed the largest citizen enforcement action ever taken under the Clean Water Act against BP and Transocean Ltd over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Gulf paymaster: People are in 'desperate' shape
~"Do not underestimate the emotionalism and the frustration and the anger of people in the Gulf uncertain of their financial future,"
Kenneth Feinberg told interviewers.
"It's very pronounced. I witnessed it firsthand last week."

"The emergency payments going out under my watch do not require that any claimant give up rights to litigate or go forward in court. ... If you want to litigate, go ahead."
But he added that he considers that "very unwise," because it could take years to resolve the issue that way. "The emergency payments are without any conditions," Feinberg said.

Humid Beings Wonder: Can the River Save the Deltas?

~A dragonfly tries to clean itself as it is stuck to marsh grass covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in Garden Island Bay on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana near Venice, May 18.

Leaking Well at Platform 23051 Location - Rate? ~SkyTruth
~Oil on Beach at Seaside Florida 6-19-10

After hurricanes, oil spill now threatens Texas oysters

How much oil is left?


Research shows how the disaster will damage the mental health of those living in affected areas

Bill transferring assets of Orleans Levee District to new board sent to governor

And the Corps Plays On

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