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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:

The BP Catastrophe and the Human Condition: Lessons from the Exxon Valdez” Forum at USABC

Dr. J. Steven Picou will present “Recovering from the BP Gulf Oil Disaster – Lessons Learned from the Exxon Valdez,” on August 6, as part of a continuing series of forums hosted by the University of South Alabama Baldwin County.  Picou said he will be discussing the 20 year impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on communities in Alaska.   “And, we will be drawing similarities to Gulf Coast communities in terms of the impacts of the BP catastrophe to date,” he said. 

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Wallace Global Fund Announces Emergency Funding for Groups Dealing with Gulf Spill

 

 

THE WALLACE GLOBAL FUND

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Ellen Dorsey, Executive Director

202-452-1530 x 108

 

 

Wallace Global Fund Announces Emergency Funding for Groups Dealing with Gulf Spill

 

 

Where has all the BP oil gone?

The question, 'where has all the oil gone?' has been answered in the media in recent days by scientists providing much speculation about how the oil may go away but little hard data about what is actually happening in the Gulf. We cannot let the future of the Gulf rest on speculation.

The danger of this conjecture is that people are already beginning to tune out and assume that everything is fine, even within the spill response.

So, where is the oil?

Scientists: BP dispersants have made spill more toxic

Group working for law firms suing BP cites 'compelling evidence

by Amna Nawaz, Rich Gardella and Lisa Myers, NBC News
NBC News Investigative Unit

Lisa Myers' report on oil dispersants will air tonight, Friday July 30, on NBC Nightly News!

Amid growing concern about the use of dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico, a group of scientists working for law firms suing BP says their testing indicates that the dispersants being used to break up the oil are making this spill even more toxic to marine life.

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

Waterkeeper Alliance seeks Gulf Coast Regional Coordinator

 

 

WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE

Job Announcement

Gulf Coast Regional Coordinator

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