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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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“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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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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BP Report: Where do we go from here?

Eight months after the oil disaster of last April 20th the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, focused on yielding clarity to murky waters of the BP nightmare, has released its report. From the Deepwater … 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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