New Orleans photographer Jack Moran put this on his blog: " I am very familiar with the area having spent a considerable amount of time shrimping and fishing on Elmers Island and Grand Isle, we have a family home down there….I was accompanied by friend and fellow photographer Andy Levin on my [...]
NOLA.Com is reporting: Scientists are investigating whether an approximately 25-foot-long sperm whale found dead in the Gulf of Mexico died due to the massive oil spill. This marks the first whale found dead in the Gulf since the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill April 20. The National [...]
A comment from well-regarded energy policy website The Oil Drum has been making the rounds: "All the actions and few tid bits of information all lead to one inescapable conclusion. The well pipes below the sea floor are broken and leaking. Now you have some real data of how BP's actions are [...]
Ring of Fire Radio produced this video:
TLC will air "Home Invasion Murders: The Billings’ and the Petits" Sunday, June 20, at 9 p.m. and 12 a.m., and re-airing on Wednesday, June 23 at 6 p.m. It is produced by CBS News/EYE too Productions. Locally Barnes West did most of the filming.
According to ECUA spokesman Jim Roberts, the transition from the downtown sewage plant to the state-of-the-art facility in Cantonment is 95 percent complete. He says that everything is on schedule with the new facility, with an estimated operation time of late August.
Great Satire from Waterboyz Tribe:
Cries From the Gulf by K. Lea Morris “Drill Baby Drill” Isn’t that what you said? I remember the chill that ran up my spine the first time I heard it. Then came the chanting. Louder...Louder...Frightening. I couldn’t imagine that anything more painful would ever fall on my ears. I was [...]
A reader sent me these pictures from Gulf Shores, Alabama:
Independent News June 17, 2010 COVER STORY RANT ISSUE ‘10 We know that frustrations with the BP oil disaster are rising as high as the daily temperature, so we felt that this is the perfect time to let off a little steam with this issue. And while we know BP is on most of our minds, [...]
Last week I was at the Waterkeeper conference and checked in nearly everyday to watch from afar the oil sneaking into our Bays and onto our beaches. I felt no more helpless than I do sitting on my favorite dock, soundside Fort Pickens, watching the sunset and smelling oil. I apologize for those [...]
Our art director, Samantha Crooke, took these photos yesterday - http://www.flickr.com/photos/45429438@N06/sets/72157624290497190