Reason #183 BP’s cleanup was about PR from the very beginning…

Can’t you just imagine BP’s control room after the oil gushing into the Gulf  hit mainstream news worldwide? Bunch of sweaty suits and PR flacks sitting around, not concerned about the truth per se, but more about how to spin what couldn’t be denied, that the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Coast were about…

Merry Christmas all…

Hey everybody… Yeah, I’m still around, preparing to launch back into things on the 1st of the year, but I couldn’t let the days get by without some holiday wishes to all in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast… Best to everybody this season…Christmas, New Years and everything else everybody celebrates… Me, I’ll be…

BP, Batman and the Joker’s natural oil seeps…

Okay…so riddle me this Batman: In August, fresh oil slicks are discovered near the Macondo well site. BP denies they are there. The Coast Guard denies they are there. Bonnie Shumaker, pilot for Wings of Care flies out and takes pictures, proving the oil is there. BP then admits the oil is there as does the Coast…

BP and Zucotti Park, the divide ain’t just about money…

Last summer, when the Macondo Well was still flowing, the US government allowed British Petroleum to keep the press out of the immediate, oil impacted areas. A number of reasons were given at the time…encroachment on private property, safety of cleanup workers, or keeping press boats from running over boom meant to contain the oil….

BP: encouraging the responsibility of others…

So, when the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement hit British Petroleum and their contractors with 15 “incidents of non-compliance,” BP expressed their hopes that now, finally, Transocean and Halliburton would admit responsibility, quit their complaining and put in the effort necessary to join BP in their current “safety first” environment. “BP said it has taken…