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Mopping up BP’s polluted image

July 11, 2010

Al Jazeera English TV interviewed me for their news program “Listening Post.” The show aired June 25 and focuses on the scramble by the White House and BP to contain the negative press spilling across the…

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BP media spins

July 10, 2010

BP Liz Castro (yes, she is still around) yesterday told a group of realtors that BP’s current policy is to only pay claims to realtors on failed property sales blamed on the oil spill if the…

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Should we get our hopes again?

July 10, 2010

BP has submitted its latest plan for containing the oil spewing from its well….30,000, 60,000, 100,000 barrels a day—what don’t know what figure to believe any more. For 48 hours, the oil will flow unabated yet…

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We are still looking at August to cap BP well

July 9, 2010

According to Adm. Thad Allen, the National Incident Commander, BP is in position to move forward, when the weather conditions allow, to put a second containment cap on Deepwater Horizon well. “That will allow us at…

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BP cuts $5K checks to $1K

July 9, 2010

In the beginning of this BP oil disaster, I reported how BP initially tried to get fishermen to sign waivers when they joined the Vessels of Opportunity. I was able to get a copy of one…

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Say it ain’t so, Bobby Jindal

July 4, 2010

We found out on Friday that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has vetoed a bill that would have required him to preserve and make public all documents his office handles regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.…

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Perdido Pass system is working

July 1, 2010

From Thompson Engineering: As most of you are aware, over the past few weeks, Thompson Engineering has been under contract to install a prototype steel boom and piling system at Perdido Pass to assist in the…

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EOC: Where is the $50 million?

July 1, 2010

The state of Florida has been given $50 by BP to assist counties deal with the BP oil disaster. Ten weeks after the explosion at Deepwater Horizon, Escambia County has been told that will get $1.9…

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Pensacola Beach is the Wild West

July 1, 2010

Who is in charge of the cleanup/cover up activities on Pensacola Beach? Heavy equipment is destroying the beach daily. I have a confirmed report from a county official that at least one sand dune has been…