Feinberg says “BP delaying relief payments”

British energy giant BP  is holding up payments to economic victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of a $20 billion compensation fund, said on Saturday. “I have a concern that BP is stalling claims. Yes, BP is stalling. I doubt they are stalling for money. It’s not that. I just…

Fishing Families…rising stress, rising grocery bills…

Used to be in Southern Louisiana, nobody ever had to worry about hunger or a lack of protein, just go catch something out of the water. But as this AP article points out, those days have been suspended and for families, at the worst time of the year – their children are home from school. During the…

BP: Cutting the pay of cleanup workers – the e-mails

Ah the life of a BP catastraphuk cleanup worker: used to be the only hazard to the job was inhaling benzene, Corexit and other assorted toxins from spilled crude due to a lack of respirators, (those masks look bad in the company brochure) but you know, once one gets used to a set of difficult…

Yes, thank you…Dispersants are about BP liability, not Gulf protection

So it finally gets to the mainstream news…well about time. Check out this conversation between Anderson Cooper and Fred McCallister, where Fred discusses trying to get skimmers to the Gulf for over a month. BP isn’t helping, they don’t want skimmers, why? Dispersants submerge the oil, limit liability by hiding the size and spreading the…

So Yeah…Louisiana Cops are Working for BP…

Apparently, the police in Louisiana can wear their uniforms off duty…so when they work security for British Petroleum and order photographers and other people off the beaches, and they are in uniform it sure makes for some crazy conflicts and also a whole lotta misleadin’… Long story short, those sons of bitches at BP are…