BP serving free lemonade in the French Quarter…

So, I saw another BP commercial the other day, and it seemed a bit…disingenuous. I mean, we all want the Gulf to be okay. We do. It’s our finest hope that lives so rudely interrupted by BP’s catastraphuk can get back to normal…but these advertisements, the ones that make it look like maybe the oil spill was the best thing that could’ve happened to the … Continue reading BP serving free lemonade in the French Quarter…

The Government, The Press and The People…

So, here we are… Almost six months after the Deepwater Horizon exploded and the Macondo Well became a petroleum free for all, the Gulf Coast has become a crazy mix of truths, cautions and hopes, a petri dish, much like the aftermath of Katrina where agendas did battle inside the square circle with the winner this time to be given the British Petroleum Federation belt … Continue reading The Government, The Press and The People…

And the Dam Began to Crack…Two Studies and the Fishermen Speak Out

Scientists, fishermen, activists…all across the Gulf Coast have been speaking out against what many of them believe to be unrealistic numbers from the government and with the news of two recent studies, the news media appears to once again be listening as the NOAA, state officials and in one particular instance, a seafood factory owner was forced to go on the defensive. First the Georgia … Continue reading And the Dam Began to Crack…Two Studies and the Fishermen Speak Out