Well okay then Jane, if you say so…

The NOAA reopens 7,000 more square miles for fishing in the Gulf: Expert trained sensory analysts for NOAA sampled 155 samples of finfish from the area, and the agency sent 156 fish samples done in 22 separate composite tests for analysis in NOAA’s labs. The smell testing indicated no oil or dispersant taint, and the…

Good News and Bad News…

What say you…good news first? Okay, the good news: British Petroleum, in compliance with Judge Barbier has given their official decision on whether they will or will not seek to use the $75 million dollar liability cap as a way to contain the financial bleeding. They have opted to fulfill at least one promise and…

Headlines: Gulf Coast and Beyond…

Fish research vessel drafted for use at BP oil spill site – Times Picayune Feds order more pressure tests before relief well drilling can restart – Times Picayune WikiLeaks: We Won’t Be Threatened by Pentagon – AP BP clears itself over oil spill disaster – Daily Mail Yes, a British Paper Just How Badly Have…

Relief Well to be Completed After All…Static Kill Not So Successful

From the Times-Picayune: BP’s blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is not yet plugged for good, and work on what’s been touted as the permanent solution will need to continue, the federal government said Friday. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the government’s point man for the spill response, said during a news…

More Worries about the Casing inside the Well?

I have this dream where people are just honest about what’s going on, where scientists work together, where Governments and corporations take a look at a problem, inform the public, clearly state what is happening and spell out in clear detail why they are making the decisions they make.  If this article is correct, there…