Update: Tropical Depression Bonnie fizzling out?~WWL
Southeast Louisiana prepares for Bonnie, just in case~Mark Schleifstein
~Grand Isle Louisiana Oil Spill Sign ~Sage Lewis
~A benefit poster by local artist Christy Works-Boutte was unveiled.
Prints will be sold for $30, and the original will be auctioned off at Island Aid.
For more info, check the event’s website.
St. Bernard residents outside levee system should consider evacuating for Bonnie, parish president says
Unleashing river to fight oil causes massive oyster kills~Nikki Buskey
Researchers confirm subsea Gulf oil plumes are from BP well~The announcement came on the same day that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that its researchers have confirmed the existence of the subsea plumes at depths of 3,300 to 4,300 feet below the surface of the Gulf. NOAA said its detection equipment also implicated the BP well in the plumes' creation.
BP Litigation: From the Bayou to . . . Boise?~WSJ
Law professor publishes timely book on environmental protections
The Public Access Crusade of Carl Malamud ~On the Media, NPR
China fights to contain its own oil disaster
~A laborer cleans up oil near Dalian port in northern China, after an underwater pipeline blast.
Our Client, Spike Lee, Returns to New Orleans Five Years After Katrina . . . "If God is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise" Debuts on HBO August 23 and 24 at 9PM. Don't Miss It! And make sure to kiss our genitalia!
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