BP’s clean-up refusal: thanks for the metaphor…

When Tropical Storm Lee created a storm surge over Labor Day weekend, the surf brought in a new array of tar balls to some Gulf Coast Beaches. The Alabama communities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, still cleaning up this new oil from the Macondo Well, have requested British Petroleum bring in more beach cleaning…

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…

A Night at the Opera…

So how was your New Year’s Eve? For Ken Feinberg it was a splendid night at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House where he rubbed shoulders with wealth and celebrity, including Natalie Portman, J Christopher Flowers, Donald Tober and Eric Bogosian. The opera, Verdi’s “La Traviata” was reportedly a tremendous success and enjoyed by all. Meanwhile……

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…