Louisiana Bayoukeeper's Updates

Yahoo! News Story - Crabs provide evidence oil tainting Gulf food web - Yahoo! News

Tracy Kuhns (bayoukeeper@cox.net) has sent you a news article. (Email address has not been verified.)

Good NAT'L GEO Article on Microbes and Oil

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The oil Is still here! Why are our elected officials and government pretending it is gone/

This is an e-mail from (Pacific Free Press - Hard Truths for Hard Times - Progressive opinion, dissident news) sent by Tracy Kuhns (bayoukeeper@cox.net). You may also find the following link interesting: http://www.pacificfreepress.com/news/6784-back-where-they-should-be-obama-men...


Tracy Kuhns has shared a Huffington Post article with you

Tracy Kuhns has shared a Huffington Post article with you:
Oilgate! BP and All the President's Men (Except One) Seek to Contain Truth of Leak in the Gulf (PHOTOS)(VIDEO)

They also included a personal note:

Abandoned Wellhead Spews Gas, Oil and Mud in Bayou St. Denis, LA

US Coast Guard Photo: Abandoned Wellhead Spewing Gas, Oil and Mud in Bayou St Denis, Barataria Basin, Louisiana

New flight video over The Source of the BP Slick

[BP Slick] New flight video over The Source of the BP Slick: A new video observation of the BP Slick disaster from John L. Wathen, Hurricane Creekkeeper

Tell EPA To End the Use of Toxic Dispersants

Please click the link below to help us Tell EPA To End the Use of Toxic Dispersants


Dispersants change BP's Oil into forms we may not recognize

Over the past few months, we have seen BP's Oil in forms all to familar, black tar balls and ribbons of black oil washed up on beaches, fingers of oil slicks with mulifaceted rainbows of colors and chocolate milk colored moose oil.  Much less familiar, thousands of rusty/brown "pebbles" made of oil and sand washing in on the surf; rusty/brown gooey oil/dispersant on water bottoms and floating globs at the surface, clinging to marsh lands and dripping from wildlife.   In the begining, we believed&nbs

Bayou Perot Oil Spill

A tug boat hit a new well head in the middle of the night, did not stop. The well spewed oil into Bayou Perot, in the Upper Barataria Watershed, all night until the US Coast Guard responded to a call reporting the spill.  Oil spread as far north as Lake Salvador and as far south as Little Lake.  The waterbottoms became an unprotuctive fishing ground for three years following this, so called, minor spill in our estuary.

Humans and Animals Suffer: More on the health impacts of the oil dispersant Corexit

Please take a moment to read this article written by Dahr Jamail and Erika Blumenfeld at Truthout.org. Dahr and Erika wrote this after spending time with me on Bayou Barataria looking at the harmful effects that the oil dispersants Corexit 9500 and Corexit 9527 have on local wildlife here in Louisiana. I encourage you to watch the linked video of crabs trying to flee the contaminated water taken by local fisherman, Gene Hickman. Gene was the one who first alerted me to the crab problem.

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