Category Archives: Finding BP’s oil

It Still Hurts My Heart

“The Tarball Chronicles] offers compelling images and vivid descriptions of the Gulf. Anyone who wanted a first-hand look at the Gulf after the news cycle ended will find it here, but this brilliant, thoughtful book will leave them disquieted.” —Publishers … Continue reading

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Passing Blame

Several months ago I thought we had exhausted the opportunities to make jokes of the BP acronym.  Apparently not.  Now BP themselves have upped the ante: BP stands for Blame Passing. On the eve of the anniversary of the Macondo … Continue reading

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“We Have Met The Enemy and He Is Us”

“Just please tell people that we are better now.  Please tell them to come and visit.”  She said in a sad lamenting tone.  Mary has retired to Grand Isle, an outsider come home to her place and she just wants … Continue reading

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BP Oil Spill – WHAT CAN I DO?

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“There baaaaack”

Sounding a bit like a broken record here, but this new spate of oil rolling up on the Gulf Coast beaches from Fort Morgan, Alabama to Timbalier Islands Louisiana can’t be surprising anyone – can it? Emulsified oil, oil mousse … Continue reading

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The BP Disaster – Thank God It’s Over!

This is all the American public really wanted in the end, just someone to step up and tell us when this greatest of human-caused environmental disasters would be over – period.  Don’t bog our lives down with endless media reports … Continue reading

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Beauty Belies the Beast

Tomorrow I fly back to the Gulf, continue aerial documentation of the coast, check on old oil problems and follow leads on a couple new issues, but still I’m just scratching the surface of last April’s BP oil disaster.  Like … Continue reading

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