Did the Status Kill Work? Dissenting from the Company Storyline…shared opinions

Well, well, well…it appears all is not well in Macondo-ville after all… According to most mainstream media outlets the Static Kill worked out just fine, in fact, they are now even debating the actual need for completing the relief wells. Cue Thad Allen, circa August 3rd when talking about any possibility of not completing the relief wells to finally seal the Macondo: “There should be … Continue reading Did the Status Kill Work? Dissenting from the Company Storyline…shared opinions

4.9 million barrels of oil…estimate too low? BP made sure we’d never know

Turns out the government’s estimate of 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico may not be as entirely accurate as we were all led to believe. This really should come as no surprise, especially when it is understood the estimate translates directly into fines…money, and more importantly, British Petroleum’s money. For each barrel of oil leaked into the Gulf, BP must … Continue reading 4.9 million barrels of oil…estimate too low? BP made sure we’d never know

Dear Google, you net-neutrality killing, betraying son of a bitch…

The internet as we know it will begin a slow death on Monday, as this is the day that Google is set to announce a deal with Verizon, one that¬†will create the¬†first tiered system on the Internet. Right now, all is equal, all sites moving at the same speed, regardless of content where the consumers choose which sites will be successful, but this deal “could … Continue reading Dear Google, you net-neutrality killing, betraying son of a bitch…

Not Your Information…NOAA Withholds from Public, Shares With BP

“The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is hoarding vast amounts of raw data that independent marine researchers say could help both the public and scientists better understand the extent of the damage being caused by the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico,” begins the article by Dan Froomkin in the Huffington Post, and of course…though non-industry connected scientists and the public do … Continue reading Not Your Information…NOAA Withholds from Public, Shares With BP