BP Oil Gusher

(PBSNewsHour) – Video: Heavy Surf, High Winds Affect Cleanup as Weather Continues to Strike Gulf

Rough conditions caused by weather prevented many skimmer boats from assisting with oil cleanup in the Gulf, including the testing of a new “super skimmer” vessel. Ray Suarez talks to Greg McCormack, director of the Petroleum Extension Service at the University of Texas, about continuing efforts in the Gulf cleanup. Video Link Here

(Rense) – What Did Halliburton Do To The Deepwater Horizon Drill Hole, April 19, 2010? – Devvy

“This is not an environmental disaster, and I will say that again and again because it is a natural phenomenon,” Congressman Don Young – Read More Here

(Salon) – The BP/Government police state – Glenn Greenwald

Last week, I interviewed Mother Jones‘ Mac McClelland, who has been covering the BP oil spill in the Gulf since the first day it happened. She detailed how local police and federal officials work with BP to harass, impede, interrogate and even detain journalists who are covering the impact of the spill and the clean-up efforts. Read More Here

(SteveWatson) – Congressman Ron Paul “Suspicious” Of BP, U.S. Government Response To Spill

Texas Congressman Ron Paul says he is dubious that the government and BP are responding to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill effectively, and has intimated that tensions between them have been hyped for political gain. Read More Here

(RawStory) – Pentagon buys $82 million a month in fuel from BP, despite spill

Defense Department says it has $980 million in contracts with BP for current fiscal year; Oil giant was largest provider of fuel to Pentagon in the world in 2009 Read More Here

REPOST – (CSPAN) – Video: Republicans Block Investigative Power for Oil Spill Commission Video Link Here

Video: US Miltary escorting BP Workers – Panama City, Florida July 4, 2010 – Video Link Here

(PaulWatson) – Video: Ron Paul Slams Federal Interference In Oil Spill Relief Efforts

As tar balls from the BP oil spill wash into Galveston, Texas, Congressman Ron Paul has slammed federal interference in the relief effort that is hampering local attempts to mitigate the consequences of the disaster, mimicking how the feds deliberately botched the response to hurricane Katrina and made the crisis worse. Video Link Here

(Kens5) – SLIDESHOW: Galveston tar balls came from Deepwater Horizon – View More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – Video: Coast Guard Media Liaison Works for BP’s PR Agency – Video Link Here

(FloridaOilSpillLaw) – Pulmonary Specialist: “Never seen such enormous amounts of exposure”; Swimming in Gulf waters can cause “respiratory failure” – Read More Here

(NewsAU) – More bad news for BP as arsenic levels rise in seawater around the Gulf of Mexico

British scientists warned that the oil spill is increasing the level of arsenic in the ocean, and could further add to the devastating impact on the already sensitive environment. Read More Here

(ZeroHedge) – Second Tropical Depression, With 60% Chance Of Becoming A Cyclone, Forming Over Macondo Zone

According to the NHC, a weather formation, centered about 50 miles south-southeast of Morgan City, Louisiana, is packing sustained winds near tropical storm force. As the map below indicates, this is above the Macondo blowout. According to Reuters, “there was a “high chance” it will become the second named storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season before it makes landfall in the Terrebonne Parish area near Caillou Bay early Monday evening, the Miami-based hurricane center said.” Read More Here

(July 5) – Video: Alex Jones – You Can’t Take Photos Here in America No More!!

Alex Covers a story of a PBS Photographer who was told he couldn’t take pictures here in america.

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