BP Oil Gusher

(PaulWatson) – Former Contractor: BP Not Interested In Cleaning Up Oil Spill

Founding member of cap and trade lobby will reap financial bounty if worsening crisis is exploited by Obama administration to impose carbon tax on Americans Read More Here

(McClatchy) – BP’s paid less than half of claims – Read More Here

(Nola) – Discovery of second pipe in Deepwater Horizon riser stirs debate among experts – Read More Here

(InfoClearingHouse) – Video: Rarely Seen Pictures Of The Devastating Consequences Of The BP Disaster – Video Link Here

(Dispatches) – From a fishing village, to an Oil Town: Hell Has Come to South Louisiana – Dahr Jamail

Clint Guidry is a shrimper from Lafitte, Louisiana. As we sit together, he shows me a picture of his house with 18 inches of water in it as a result of Hurricane Ike in 2008.

In his deep voice, he looks me in the eye and says, “My fear is repeating this situation, but with this water with oil on top of it.” Read More Here

(MSNBC) – Video: Journalist Being Blocked From Reporting On Growing Health Crisis In Gulf

(PaulWatson) – Video: Former Contractor: BP Not Interested In Cleaning Up Oil Spill

Former high-level BP contractor and Army Special Operations soldier Adam Dillon told a New Orleans television station that British Petroleum is not interested in cleaning up the oil spill because the company is run by “cutthroat individuals” who only care about money. Read More Here

(BBC) – Video: Obama Admin Approves Exxon Takeover Of B.P.! – Video Link Here

(ZeroHedge) – BP Rumormill Update: Sunday Times Reports Exxon And Chevron Receive Green Light From Obama To Plot Takeover – Tyler Durden – Read More Here

(CNN) – Video: Dispersants Will Kill You! – View Video Here

(CommonDreams) – For Now, Oil Spews Unchecked in Effort to Cap Well

“It’s not just going to be, you put the cap on, it’s done. It’s not like putting a cap on a tube of toothpaste,” Coast Guard spokesman Capt. James McPherson said. Read More Here

(MarketOracle) – BP Gulf Oil Gusher: Methane, Climate & Dead Zones

As much as one million times the normal level of methane is showing up near the Gulf of Mexico oil gusher, enough potentially to create dead zones in the water. “These are higher levels than we have ever seen at any other location in the ocean itself,” according to sources cited by Reuters. The “flow team” of the US Geological Survey estimates that 2,900 cubic feet of natural gas, which primarily contains methane, is being released into the Gulf waters with every barrel of oil. Read More Here

(WPost) – BP works to swap out oil well cap in undersea maneuver

BP took one step back Saturday in order to take two steps forward in its struggle to tame the gushing Macondo oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, removing a cap that was catching some of the oil in the hopes of replacing it with one that would capture most or all of the leaking crude.

The effort was broadcast live via Web video cameras attached to remotely operated vehicles at the sea floor, revealing movements as frenetic as the final minutes of a close soccer match and as slow-motion as a space walk. Ungainly robotic arms and claws lassoed tools, wrestled the first of six giant bolts off a piece of broken pipe and nudged devices into position while a brightly illuminated brownish geyser of oil and gas surged upward. Read More Here

(WashingtonsBlog) – A Key Piece in the Oil Leak Story: Two Sections of Drill Pipe Lodged in the Blowout Preventer

On June 30th, I noted that the Department of Energy had found that there were two section of drilling pipe lodge in the blowout preventer.

Yesterday, the Times-Picayune gave an update on this story, which includes competing interpretations about where the second section came from and what that means for the relief wells: Read More Here

(WDSU) – Video: WDSU Talks To Former BP Contractor Turned Whistleblower –

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