Monthly Archives: December 2010

Weathered Oil on Alabama Beach

A SouthWings flight with pilot Tom Hutchings along the Alabama/Florida coast had been planned for Wednesday anyway, so on the way out of Mobile Bay we looped along the beach at Fort Morgan.  I wanted to show Tom what we … Continue reading

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BP Oil Tar Covers Alabama Beach

* After posting the below blog I had a discussion with John Wathen, Tom Hutchings and others regarding the term we should be using for the state of oil pollution found on the beach at Fort Morgan.  The feeling is … Continue reading

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Berms a Bust, Jindal Busted – Says Report

Thursday AP reported on a report released by the staff of the presidential commission investigating the April 20th BP oil disaster quoting, “miniscule” was the amount of oil recovered from the ridiculously over-priced berms being built (present tense – as … Continue reading

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“A teachable little monkey”

My grandmother on my mom’s side was a very practical lady.  Older, wiser, transformed by decades of cotton farming life in the panhandle of Texas when I came along.  I got to know her as a wee child only, but … Continue reading

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Gulf War Wages On

The longtime residents of Perdido Beach are angry and frustrated; others just bury their heads in the sand and pray BP will go away.  In Gulf shore sands stretching from Louisiana to Florida amphipods are hopping mad, isopods are flatly … Continue reading

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