September 2010

LSU Professor Emeritus Ed Overton says Oil can be whipped into an aerosol

Dr. Ed Overton says, "You have... weathered oil on the beaches. Storms can whip [oil] up as an aerosol and can spread it around."  Could this apply to oil'dispersant slicks on the water surface, burns, and oil blumes?

Could BP Oil/Dispersant Be Traveling Inland As Part of Rain?

Since the oil/dispersant disaster began in April, I often wondered why the rain seems dirty.  I've noticed a black film which is left behind on everything, in the yard, after it rains.  There is a black, oily, dusty substance in my air conditioning window unit, on the vents that blow cold air into the room and on the wall and table.  None of which was ever there before the oil/dispersant disaster.    In Venice, citizens had independant testing done of rain water and found oil/dispersant chemicals in the rain.  Se

 In case you have not seen

 In case you have not seen this.....eye opening and sad....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHmhxpQEGPo&feature=player_embedded
 
Chasi

Another fish kill story.

Another fish kill story. Jennie hobbs (no relation) doing an excellent reporting job: http://www.waltonsun.com/news/kill-5384-fish-inland.html

The second exploded rig is

The second exploded rig is leaking oil! Regulation enforcement and reform needed YESTERDAY!!!! http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/top/all/7183599.html

Labor Day Weekend benefit for Mobile Baykeeper in Orange Beach, AL

SAVE THE NORTH SHORE OF THE GULF
A benefit to support Mobile Baykeeper
 
Sponsored by:
SweetWater Brewing Co.
North Shore Grill
SanRoc Cay Marina & Shops
Beach Cite Studios

Dr. Rea, CEO The American Environmental Health Foundation

A good resource for oil spill environmental health impacts information.

 

 

BP Blues from www.dirtycajuns.com

Love this! This is a great song.  Tells part of the BP Oil Spill cultural impact story.  Well worth your time to listen.

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