Justice Department and Congress should investigate whether BP committed perjury

(OpEdNews) – The Department of Justice and congressional committees should open a preliminary inquiry about whether BP committed perjury in testimony before Congress. All video of the spill should be released publicly. Subpoenas should be issued for any information from within BP about its private estimates of the size of the spill and the dangers of the dispersants. Key BP personnel should be formally interviewed by investigators.

Two specific issues should be investigated: Read More Here

See Also:

(ABC) – Video: Scuba Diver Describes Oil Spill From Underwater – Video Link Here

(RawStory) – US has approved 19 environmental drilling waivers since oil spill – Read More Here

(FDL) – Awful News From The Gulf: Explosions Collapse Seafloor At Deepwater Horizon Well Head

A series of explosions appears to have collapsed the seafloor and blown up the BOP at the well head. Oil and gas are billowing out of a depression in the seafloor where the BOP used to be at an exponentially greater rate than anything seen before. Read More Here

(ChannelNewsAsia) – BP launches PR fightback over oil spill

Under-fire oil giant BP launched a public relations fightback on Monday over the Gulf of Mexico rig spill, pledging up to 500 million dollars to study the impact and taking out major newspaper ads. Read More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – Oil Tax Increase By Congress Would Fund Federal Cleanup, Response To Oil Spills

Responding to the massive BP oil spill, Congress is getting ready to quadruple – to 32 cents a barrel – a tax on oil used to help finance cleanups. The increase would raise nearly $11 billion over the next decade. Read More Here

(MSNBC) – Wetlands cleanup may be impossible

“Just the compaction of humanity bringing equipment in, walking on them, will kill them,” said David White, a wetlands ecologist from Loyola University in New Orleans. Read More Here

Deepwater Horizon – Situation Map – See Map Here

(FreakOutNation) – Video: 24 Miles Of Louisiana Is Destroyed: “Everything In It Is Dead”

After the BP oil spill last month, BP speculated that the damage was minimal, relatively speaking. A picture is worth a thousand words as they say:

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