Thursday, August 12, 2010

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?
~Disenfranchised Citizen

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
~Oil Drum

Sandra Bullock continues in Women of the Storm's Restore the Gulf campaign
~Bruce Alpert

Exploratory well blows near La. 70
~David J. Mitchel

Morgan City's Shrimp and Petroleum Festival is on, begins Sept. 2
~Brett Anderson

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 Words
~Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans

Pieces of Katrina: The Rising Voices of UNO Press~Chasing Ray

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