Rolling Dice in the Gulf Coast – Here Comes Feinberg and His “Choice”

“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”

Your government does not have your best interest at heart in the Gulf…surprised?

From the St. Petersburg Times, via Mother Jones: A month after the Deepwater Horizon disaster began, scientists from the University of South Florida made a startling announcement. They had found signs that the oil spewing from the well had formed a 6-mile-wide plume snaking along in the deepest recesses of the gulf. The reaction that USF announcement received from the Coast Guard and the National … Continue reading Your government does not have your best interest at heart in the Gulf…surprised?

Headlines…Gulf Coast and Beyond

_____________________________________________________________________________________________ With Bonnie threat gone, critical equipment has already returned to Gulf oil well site – Times Picayune Dudley Set to Succeed Hayward at BP – Wall Street Journal Dam fails in eastern Iowa, causing massive flooding – CNN White House sends 2012 rescue team to Florida – Politico US Troops Captured in Afghanistan: Report – HuffingtonPost Germany Love Parade Tragedy: Death Toll Rises After … Continue reading Headlines…Gulf Coast and Beyond

The Static Kill…BP’s latest attempt to avoid a flow count..er, seal the well

The British Petroleum Oil Spill Catastraphuk has been about the bottom line for this company, from April 20th to the present time and keeping this in mind, it would appear the relief wells are taking too long to finish. According to BP they estimate the relief wells won’t be ready to seal the well permanently until early August and this is presenting them with a … Continue reading The Static Kill…BP’s latest attempt to avoid a flow count..er, seal the well