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Coastkeeper update

May 28, 2010

Press release: Flow rate update, with information from the Incident Command: The National Incident Command’s Flow Rate Technical Group (FRTG) has developed an independent estimate for the rate at which oil is flowing from BP’s leaking…

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Buzz: Crist drops match requirement

May 28, 2010

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist may be rethinking his plans for spending the $25 million that BP gave the state for tourism advertising. A memorandum of understanding has been drafted for the Governor that will give Escambia…

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Three Little Pigs, Friday roundup

May 28, 2010

Montreal Gazette: “According to Florida publisher Rick Outzen, writing in the dailybeast.com..” Read more Notes from Grumpy Old Man (not C.C. Elebash): Obama Doctrine – “This is a story about the Three Little Pigs. A lot…

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Uncensored photos of BP oil disaster

May 28, 2010

From Michael O’Donovan: I had the privilege to fly today from Gulf Shores out to the BP well site, over the Mississippi delta, and coastal islands with Dr Steven Smith and Dr Enin Sisskin, who I…

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BP: “We have not stopped the flow.”

May 28, 2010

We may have spoken too soon. Operation Top Kill could take 24-48 more hours before we know if it has worked. In the top kill maneuver, a 30,000-horsepower engine aboard a ship injected heavy drill liquids…

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Crist withholds funds for Panhandle

May 27, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist will be on Pensacola Beach tomorrow for an appearance on Fox & Friends around 7:15 a.m. Shortly after that national TV appearance, Crist will announce that none of the $25 million that BP…

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BP Protest Downtown

May 27, 2010

About 30 people showed up for a scheduled protest of BP in Plaza Ferdinand. The group known as Hear Our Voice To Save Our Coast, carried signs and wore shirts that expressed frustration with the oil…

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New plume found 20 miles off Mobile Bay

May 27, 2010

Washington Post is reporting University of South Florida researchers have found a new huge plume underwater that is northeast of the Deepwater Horizon rig. It’s made up of dissolved oil (i.e. disperants, thanks BP and Congressman…