(BBC) – Russian sub ‘could stop oil leak’
Russian-owned submersibles would be able to cap the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the captain of one of the vessels has said. Read More Here
(WashingtonsBlog) – Toxicologists: Corexit “Ruptures Red Blood Cells, Causes Internal Bleeding”, “Allows Crude Oil To Penetrate “Into The Cells” and “Every Organ System” – Read More Here
(CBCCanada) – Canada may sue BP over oil spill
P.E.I. fishermen were briefed about the potential move at a meeting with Department of Fisheries and Oceans officials Friday in Stanhope. Read More Here
(FemaleFaust) – The People of Santa Barbara vs. Big Corporate Oil(A Cautionary Tale)
or, Who Has Power and Who Does Not in America Read More Here
Video: BP OIL SPILL HEALTH EMERGENCY! DIRE! MUST BE WATCHED! Corexit Being Sprayed From Coast Guard Planes! – Video Link Here
(RawStory) – Residents outraged: BP dumping oily waste in Gulf landfills – Read More Here
(StPetersburgTimes) – In the Panhandle, the ‘Summer of Oil’ seems endless
If the wind is blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico, she said, “the oil smell is often very strong, too strong to be outside.” Read More Here
(CNN) – Video: Gulf toxicologist – Shrimpers exposed to Corexit “bleeding from the rectum” – View Video Here
(8NewsNow) – BP’s Environmental Mess in Nevada
New figures show BP Oil is falling short of what it promised it could do to clean up spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico. BP told federal regulators it would be able to collect nearly half a million barrels of oil each day in the event of a spill, but has managed to gather a mere 900 barrels per day since the spill began 77 days ago.
The Gulf might seem like a long way from Nevada, but our state has also been on the receiving end of BP promises, and they didn’t work out well either. Read More Here
(WashingtonsBlog) – Government Trying to Sweep Size of Oil Spill Under the Rug, Just As It Tries to Sweep the Economic Crisis, 9/11 and Everything Else Under the Rug
As I previously pointed out, the Gulf oil spill is very similar to 9/11, because – in both cases – the responders helping with rescue and clean up were getting sick … but were told they don’t need any safety gear. And see this.
In addition, the government is keeping scientists away from “ground zero” of the oil spill and – for that reason – scientists cannot accurately measure the size of the oil spill. Read More Here
(BPSlick) – Video: Citizen Journalist Denied Access to Alabama Beach
While the Obama administration continues to say the national policy is that no American journalist can be restricted from access to oiled beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, contractors for the British Petroleum oil giant seem not to have gotten the word.
BP executives must be thinking that since they broke the Gulf, they now own it.
Will the press and the American people and the administration stand for it?
The employee for the BP Contractor Safe Harbor said the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department arrested a member of the media on Tuesday, but a check with the sheriff’s department shows no such arrest.
Source: BP Oil Slick