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BP's Politico puff piece wasn't just shady journalism ethics -- it was mostly a lie
Originally posted here . BP, with a huge assist from the popular Beltway-insider website Politico, stirred up the muddy waters of the Deepwater Horizon spill aftermath this week when it published a ...
Stuart H Smith 10/24/2014 30 108 1 -
The revolt against the U.S. Chamber's stunning betrayal of Main Street America
Originally posted here . It's an idea that boggles the mind: America's largest, most powerful and best-known business organization siding AGAINST tens of thousands of its own members -- small- and ...
Stuart H Smith 10/09/2014 79 343 8 -
HUGE NEWS: Judge finds BP was "grossly negligent" in 2010 spill
Originally posted here . If you’ve been reading this blog regularly for the last four years, the notion that BP was grossly negligent in its actions linked to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon ...
Stuart H Smith 09/04/2014 6 12 - -
BP oil still assaulting Gulf beaches, getting more toxic
Originally posted here More than three years after the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, BP's spilled oil is continuing to assault Louisiana's beaches -- and now we have lab ...
Stuart H Smith 07/12/2013 10 34 2 -
An arguably unconstitutional tax hike races toward Jindal's desk
Originally posted here Earlier this month I told you about the ill-conceived plan racing its way through Baton Rouge to impose a new tax on tourists visiting New Orleans and to use the money not to ...
Stuart H Smith 05/29/2013 2 8 - -
3-year-anniversary bombshell: Whistleblower says BP covered up health risks of Corexit
Originally posted here Today is the three-year-anniversary of the event that changed life for so many of us here on the Gulf of Mexico: The explosion at BP's Deepwater Horizon rig off Louisiana, ...
Stuart H Smith 04/20/2013 4 54 3 -
New photo evidence that Gulf is drenched in oil, as BP trial drags on
Originally posted here Sometimes it feels like conversations about the Gulf of Mexico -- nearly three years after BP's Deepwater Horizon catastrophe unleashed roughly 5 million barrels of fresh ...
Stuart H Smith 03/12/2013 67 148 1 -
Scientist behind tainted fracking study now heading major Gulf restoration project
Originally posted here The scientist named to oversee the research arm of Louisiana's massive Gulf restoration project left behind a major ethics scandal at the University of Texas, where a panel ...
Stuart H Smith 12/10/2012 8 33 1 -
Scientists: Efforts to disperse the BP spill made it much, much more toxic
Originally posted here One of the least understood aspects of the environmental devastation caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and spill in 2010 is the role of the chemical dispersant - ...
Stuart H Smith 12/03/2012 21 54 1 -
"Largest criminal penalty in US history" still isn't enough to make BP pay for crimes against Gulf
Originally posted here There's major news this morning for all of us who've been fighting to preserve the Gulf Coast in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon case:
Stuart H Smith 11/15/2012 6 11 - -
Confirmed: Fresh BP oil from Deepwater Horizon site still polluting the Gulf
Originally posted here Some 30 months after BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers and triggering the worst oil spill in United States history, fresh ...
Stuart H Smith 10/11/2012 36 125 4 -
In the tank? Feds scrub incident report about Gulf spill near BP rig
Originally posted here Getting rid of an oil slick is hard work. But apparently it's a lot easier to clean up an incident report about an oil slick -- especially when that spill is near the site of ...
Stuart H Smith 10/04/2012 4 9 - 45
Breaking news: New oil sheen near site of Deepwater Horizon disaster
Originally posted here Here we go again. Federal officials acknowledge that they’re investigating a new oil sheen in the vicinity of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 workers and ...
Stuart H Smith 10/03/2012 82 288 7 1745
Top BP Officials Demanded That Expert’s Alarming Oil Spill Estimate Be Kept Secret
Originally posted here . On April 22, 2010, top BP ...
Stuart H Smith 01/31/2012 11 52 - 215
Dereliction of Duty: U.S. Coast Guard Approves BP's Plan to Shut Down Spill Cleanup
As fresh oil continues to blot on our sugar-white beaches and our fragile coastal marshes remain choked with thick crude, BP is set to pull the plug on cleanup efforts across the Gulf Coast – and, ...
Stuart H Smith 11/10/2011 5 11 - 37
"The Big Fix": The Most Important Oil Spill Film of the Year Returns Home to Hero's Welcome in NOLA
Faith in the federal government has died on the Gulf Coast – or more accurately, it was killed. The trust between Gulf citizen and government was battered by the disastrously slow and inept ...
Stuart H Smith 10/14/2011 2 3 - 25
Waves of New Contamination
Cross posted here . ...
Stuart H Smith 09/21/2011 13 11 - 112
Fighting Back One Song at a Time: Cajun Crawfisherman Drew Landry Sings the "BP Blues"
Cross posted here . Drew Landry, an out-of-work Cajun crawfisherman, caused a stir last year when he whipped out a guitar and, literally, ...
Stuart H Smith 08/20/2011 4 5 - 28
Oil Rising Again from Macondo Well
BP Hires Fleet of 40 Shrimp Boats to Lay Boom Around Old Deepwater Horizon Site Cross ...
Stuart H Smith 08/20/2011 18 17 2 230
The Top-10 Reasons to Never Allow Fracking in Your Backyard
Cross posted here . In a showdown that's playing out like an industrial take on Moses ...
Stuart H Smith 07/22/2011 2 2 - 33
Thanks BP - for Making Louisiana's Beaches Among the Most Polluted in America
Cross posted here . I just wanted to give a quick shout-out to BP for fouling our beaches here in Louisiana. Thanks guys, you really out-...
Stuart H Smith 07/11/2011 20 43 1 176
Is Your Cell Phone Giving You Brain Cancer?
Cross posted here . The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this past week that cell phone use may ...
Stuart H Smith 06/06/2011 29 6 - 111
The Big Fix: A Film that Exposes the Biggest Environmental Coverup Ever
Cross posted here . I traveled to France last weekend to see the much-...
Stuart H Smith 05/24/2011 24 24 - 149
In Wake of BP Disaster, Tone Deaf LA Legislators Seek to Shield "Big Oil" from Onshore Cleanup
Cross posted here . Apparently we've ...
Stuart H Smith 05/14/2011 3 9 - 42
Video: Oil Waste and Debris Hidden All Over Grand Isle
Cross posted here . This video, shot earlier this year, gives a glimpse of just how far we ...
Stuart H Smith 05/05/2011 10 23 - 116
Chernobyl in the Gulf of Mexico
BP Spill Released Dangerous Amounts of Radioactive Material Into the Gulf Cross posted here . It’s been more ...
Stuart H Smith 04/29/2011 4 14 2 92
Research Paralysis: BP Makes a Mockery of Time-Sensitive Environmental Studies
Cross posted here . As we move beyond the first-year anniversary of ...
Stuart H Smith 04/27/2011 7 13 1 43
A Year Into the Nightmare: Three of the Most Urgent Issues Facing the Gulf Coast
Cross posted here . Over the last year – as a plaintiff’s ...
Stuart H Smith 04/21/2011 2 7 2 24
Food Chain Breach: Radioactive Sludge Used for Fertilizer on Farms
Cross posted here . The revelation that natural gas drilling companies are ...
Stuart H Smith 04/13/2011 90 83 4 618
Finger Print: Dead Dolphins Have BP’s Oil On Them
Cross posted here. NOAA officials have finally come clean, admitting that at least some of the ...
Stuart H Smith 04/10/2011 15 41 1 156
Radiation Risk Model Shows 120,000 Cases of Cancer in Tokyo
Cross posted here . As the nuclear disaster in ...
Stuart H Smith 03/28/2011 13 13 2 148
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