Tropical Storm Lee brings more tar balls…

Over the past year, there’s been much speculation about where the oil from the Deepwater Horizon went. Maybe it got disappeared by magical microbes. Maybe it’s all on the sea floor, and maybe more important, if it is on the sea floor (which several studies suggest), what happens if the area gets hit by a…

More about the (not) leaking Macondo Well…

Ed Note: The USCG now taking a fresh look at pictures of the oil they previously denied was there. Look, I’m not trying to play the role of conspiracy buff here, but if there is one thing any of us who follow the oil spill news knows, it is: 1. Truth takes a second place…

Hear the one about the sealed Macondo Well?

More oil in the Gulf of Mexico… British Petroleum says it is investigating a new sheen of oil, but did not say where they have found said sheen. Nor did they say what is causing said sheen. What they did say is it wasn’t found near “any existing BP operations,” oh, and they added “there…

Congratulations, David…

Congratulations, and thanks much for the continued coverage of the spill and aftermath… “Times-Picayune reporter David Hammer won a national environmental reporting award Monday for his coverage of the BP oil spill. The Society of Environmental Journalists announced the winners of the 2010-2011 Awards for Reporting on the Environment. Hammer reported on the risky decisions…