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More on the Gulf Oil Spill

Though things are becoming far better regarding the Gulf oil gusher, There is still a long way to go.  That is because a lot of bad things have happened.  Here, hat tip to my regular contributor – Jon, is a news item roundup of a few things you might have missed:

Rig’s Final Hours Probed#,” is from The Wall Street Journal (7/18/10). Summary: Spill Investigators Focus on 20 ‘Anomalies’ Aboard Doomed Deepwater Horizon.

BP Ran Magazine Article Extolling Relations With Libya As It Secretly Lobbied For Terrorist’s Release#,” is from Think Progress (7/16/10).  Jon has a question: “I wonder if ‘Smoky Joe’ Barton would still apologize to BP after knowing this?  If so, than he SUPPORTS TERRORISM!”

AP IMPACT: Gulf awash in 27,000 abandoned wells#,” is from Yahoo! News (7/7/10).

Marine biologist claims US Coast Guard involved in Corexit spraying#,” is from The Raw Story (7/5/10).

Millions of birds set to fly into Gulf oil mess#,” is from MSNBC (7/1/10). Summary: ‘They won’t be safe on their fall passage,’ says Audubon official.

CBS: Jindal holds up deployment of National Guard to fight spill is from Daily Kos (6/25/10).

Reasonably high chance BP files for bankruptcy,# is from The Atlantic. (6/22/10).

Judge held stock in rig owner#,” is from Politico (6/22/10).

BP burning sea turtles alive#,” is from The Raw Story (6/20/10).

Republican candidate: Obama, BP ‘colluded’ to make oil spill happen#,” is from The Raw Story (6/18/10).

The Environmental Legacy of the Gulf Oil Spill#,” is from Newsweek Magazine (6/17/10).

Texas lawmaker accuses White House of BP shakedown#,” is from Yahoo! News (6/16/10). Jon’s comment:

Joe Barton is a jack(…). I guess he would have the impacted people to just absorb all the loss themselves. UNBELIEVABLE — No, I forgot, just SOP for Rethugs. Scumbag Barton needs to be run out of office.

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2 thoughts on “More on the Gulf Oil Spill

    • The next couple of days might see some progress towards getting this thing permanently shut down. But it is a long way from over. Thanks for your comment.

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