(Examiner) – Gulf Loop Current Stalls from BP Oil Disaster
Oceanographic satellite data now shows that as of July 28, the Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico has stalled as a consequence of the BP oil spill disaster. This according to Dr. Gianluigi Zangari, an Italian theoretical physicist, and major complex and chaotic systems analyst at the Frascati National Laboratories in Italy. Read More Here
(IND) – Big Oil’s PR machine takes a hit over celeb-backed greenwash
Sandra Bullock withdraws support for Gulf petition over allegations of corporate shenanigans Read More Here
(RawStory) – BP, Coast Guard ignored order to stop using dispersants: report
BP continued spraying large amounts of a controversial dispersant onto the surface of the Gulf of Mexico even after an EPA order to stop doing so, the Washington Post reports.
According to the Post, BP used a loophole in the EPA’s order that allowed the Coast Guard to rubber-stamp “exemptions” to the order. Read More Here
(NYTimes) – Gulf of Mexico Has Long Been Dumping Site – Read More Here
(Guardian) – BP offers one-off payouts to stem Gulf oil spill lawsuits
BP will begin its legal offensive this month to cap its liabilities from the Gulf of Mexico disaster by offering those affected one-off compensation payouts in return for them waiving the right to sue.
US lawyers say tens of thousands of affected people in the Gulf, particularly those in the fishing and tourism industries, are weeks away from bankruptcy. Read More Here
(IPS) – Ocean Losing Its Green
The oceans are the lifeblood of our planet and plankton its red blood cells. Those vital “red blood cells” have declined more than 40 percent since 1950 and the rate of decline is increasing due to climate change, scientists reported this week. Read More Here
(FoxNews) – Video: Investigators Blast BP For Too Much Toxic Chemical Dispersant –