Feinberg and those damned health claims… A month ago, I wrote about the Advocates for Environmental Human Rights Report that clearly showed how Feinberg and the GCCF have made it very difficult, if not impossible for Gulf Coast claimants to receive compensation for health claims, especially when compared to previous claims funds he’s administered. When it came to both the 9-11 fund and Agent Orange compensation, all a claimant needed … Continue reading More from Dr. Feinberg…
Criminal charges being considered against BP in Gulf oil rig tragedy – Times Picayune Hurricanes May Carry Toxic Chemicals from Crude Oil and Dispersant Inland – Washington Blog FDA’s standards for Gulf seafood may be lower than those in past oil spills – Press Register John McCain Says He’s Too Old and Tired for Any New Ideas of His Own – HuffingtonPost ‘Censoring’ of Craigslist … Continue reading Headlines: Gulf Coast and Beyond
“Tomorrow morning, the Gulf Coast Claims Facility is up and running,” said Ken Feinberg, appointed by Barack Obama to administer the $20 billion dollar escrow fund, “BP is out of the claims-processing business beginning tomorrow.” In many respects this is good news. Kenneth Feinberg has promised to get reparations money into the hands of residents within 48 hours and to business owners within a week. … Continue reading Rolling Dice in the Gulf Coast – Here Comes Feinberg and His “Choice”
The marshes and wetlands along the Gulf are still covered in crude. Surprised? Don’t blame you with all of the information that has been coming from British Petroleum, the federal government and the mainstream media outlets, but In Pass-A-Loutre, Louisiana, oil still clings stubbornly to marsh cane, and each day’s high tide picks up the goo and leaks it back into the ocean “I’m losing … Continue reading The Convenience of the Government’s Numbers
A funny thing has happened in the Gulf of Mexico these past couple weeks…that oil spill? It’s over, the oil spill is more or less over, all taken care of so you can switch the channel now. The fisherman will be back at work soon, the oil isn’t in the marshes, it’s not on the beaches and it certainly isn’t flowing out of the Macondo … Continue reading Wanna know a secret? Shhh…there’s still a ton of oil in the Gulf of Mexico
BP’s Chief Operating Officer said today, when asked about charges seafood from the Gulf of Mexico isn’t safe, “I absolutely would not eat food from the Gulf. I understand the EPA says it is safe, but sincerely, this is America, who the hell trusts the EPA in America anymore, especially after 9-11…what? My family? If I’m not going to eat this toxic garbage I certainly … Continue reading BP executive “Absolutely would not eat” Gulf seafood.