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EOC: Oil in Perdido Bay

June 9, 2010

EOC is getting reports of heavy oil and mousse on the Alabama-Florida state line and in Perdido Pass. State officials are complaining that BP and the Unified Command aren’t reporting back to them on what they…

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Buzz: Scattered Oil Near Alabama Line

June 9, 2010

We’re hearing reports that oil has dotted the beaches in significant patches from Perdido Key to the Flora-Bama Lounge. From what we’ve been told, you can’t get to the water without getting oil on your feet.…

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BPGlobal PR Asked To Identify Spoof

June 9, 2010

This week BP asked the creaters of the BPGlobal PR Twitter feed to identify that it is fake. http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/09/a-bp-parody-is-asked-by-bp-to-declare-that-its-not-real/ The “about me” box on the account now reads: ““We are not associated with Beyond Petroleum, the…

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EOC: Delegation speaks out

June 9, 2010

State Reps. Dave Murzin, Clay For and Greg Evers, Tax Appraisers Chris Jones (Escambia), Pete Smith (Okaloosa) and Greg Brown (Santa Rosa), Lisa Berneau from Esc. Clerk of Court addressed the media at the EOC today.…

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BP says ban was a symantics error

June 9, 2010

Associated Press is also upset about being dropped from the pool media event today. Mayor Mike Wiggins expressed his anger at AP, WCOA and the IN from being excluded. He demanded that BP do more tours…

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Sheriff wants BP to sign agreement

June 9, 2010

On WCOA, Sheriff David Morgan said that he is recommending to Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum that the Florida and all the other Gulf states impacted by the BP oil disaster. He wants BP to sign…

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Facts continue to belie BP statements

June 9, 2010

Yesterday BP spokesperson Lucia Bustamante told us that all claims were be handling within seven days. This morning, we learn that Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen has sent a letter to BP CEO Tony Hayward sharply…

BP Disaster Caring

Beast Corps: 594 birds, 250 sea turtles dead

June 9, 2010

By Beast Corps Jen Bullock For nearly four weeks after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, British Petroleum insisted to journalists and government representatives that the amount of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico was around 5,000…

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Why I am banned?

June 8, 2010

BP has two major problems: 1) The oil sheen is now at the Pensacola Pass and shrimp boats are trying to skim it up with absorbent boom. 2) This health advisory: Effective immediately, in response to…

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Outzen banned from press conference

June 8, 2010

I received this email about this BP press conference: Four media outlets will provide recorded pool video, audio and information for an interview early Wednesday morning with BP’s head of operations at the Bayou Chico facility,…