September 2010

Oil Spill Cleanup Producing Mixed Messages

Low-Tide - Low Oxygen? Has anyone seen anything like this before from low oxygen in September? Oil/dispersant showed up right before the fish kill, but no relationship? Whose doing the research? If we allow them to leave all this oil/dispersant behind on the waterbottoms, we could continue to have "low-tide - low oxygen fisheries kills" and cause even more damage.

Mobile Baykeeper Casi Callaway and Alexandra Cousteau Discuss North America's 4th Largest Drainage Basin

Mobile Baykeeper Casi Callaway was the perfect guide for our exploration of this unique area is so rich in aquatic diversity - whether it was flying above the Mobile-Tensaw Delta in a Cessna 182 called “Girl Scout” or meeting me down in Bayou Le Batre, Alabama where we filmed her interview or graciously hosting myself and the expedition crew for dinner at her lovely home in Mobile...

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09-11-2010 Hospital Bay Area Oiled Marsh Picture

Oil bubbled up in many areas of the Barataria Basin this past weekend.  

Congress Investigates Treatment of Michigan Oil Spill Victims | The Center for Public Integrity

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Congress Investigates Treatment of Michigan Oil Spill Victims
http://www.publicintegrity.org/blog/entry/2404

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Oiled Crabs in St Bernard Parish, Louisiana

Fishermen and others across the Gulf continue to report oil, dispersant spraying and oiled seafood to government agencies with little or no response.  This report is a must see.  Dispersed oil bubbled up off the bottom in nearshore and inland waters this past weekend across the Gulf Coast and inland waters.  Photos and video have been taken and distributed across the internet. Why does the Coast Guard, State and Federal Agency folks all continue to say the oil is gone  Lets go fishing!  Lets go swimming!  Lets go back to work!  Do t

Check out this page on al.com

Dear Louisiana Bayoukeeper:

Tracy Kuhns (bayoukeeper@cox.net) thought you would be interested in this item from al.com

http://blog.al.com/live/2010/08/alaskan_fishery_collapse_holds.html

Tracy Kuhns

You Can Help Raise Funds for Water Quality Sampling!

Louisiana Bayaoukeeper and Save Our Gulf could use your help raising funds for independant water sampling across the Gulf of Mexico Coastal waters.  Help us find out what is or isn't in our Gulf and inland waters.  Follow the link, get and wear a SAVE OUR GULF teeshirt.  Thank you for your support. 

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COREXIT Found in Family Pool In Florida

More unanswered questions.  When will someone from this administration step up to the plate and give us some straight answers?  When will the use of dispersants come to an end? 

COREXIT Found in Family Pool In Florida

More unanswered questions.  When will someone from this administration step up to the plate and give us some straight answers?  When will the use of dispersants come to an end? 

Blood tests on Gulf residents show ethylbenzene, other hydrocarbons -- "Everyone is getting sick" OilFlorida

We need a Community Health Care Center in our communities so workers and residents can be monitored and treated over the next 20 years.

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