Tag Archives: Corexit

If Oysters Were Pelicans We Might “Make it right”

Today I waded into the future waters of Barataria Bay with oystermen Nick Collins, Jules Melancon and Jim Gossen, President & CEO of Louisiana Foods Global Seafood Source (the guy that buys the oysters the rest of us eat) as … 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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Blackbird Die-off and Voodoo Science

A significant reason I only work on long-term projects is perspective.  When you are there longer than a week or two you begin to see swings in mood, culture, people, wildlife, the seasons.  You begin to feel the pulse of … 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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Pubs, Pints and Petroleum Politics

I don’t know if I always had a journalist gene, or it’s just something that intertwines itself within the double-helix for curiosity, but stories that don’t walk a straight line fascinate me.  Especially stories that don’t just dip their toes, … Continue reading

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Commission on BP Spill Report: Telling us what we know and they knew

    This past week the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling released an interlaced series of four documents, its preliminary findings on the handling of the BP oil spill (they still refuse to call … Continue reading

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More Questions Than Answers

“We’ve never seen so many species floating in so many different areas. I’m begging the E.P.A., or somebody to quit worrying about pulling barges and pulling our boats out, and cutting down the size of the vessel of opportunity. I’m … Continue reading

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