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

Some Perspective…BP Set to Announce 5 Billion Dollar Profit in 2nd Quarter

From the Telegraph: This week is likely to see the start of BP’s fightback, beginning with the announcement of $5bn in profits for the second quarter of 2010 and the resignation of Hayward – a symbolic break with the steady drip of bad news that has bombarded the company since April 20. While I do understand the necessity of British Petroleum staying afloat so they … Continue reading Some Perspective…BP Set to Announce 5 Billion Dollar Profit in 2nd Quarter

BP Silencing Scientists in the Gulf Coast, Hiring Them For Legal Defense

The Mobile Press-Register reported today that for the past three weeks, British Petroleum has been making the rounds to top universities in the Gulf Region offering scientists lucrative contracts and signing bonuses to become part of BP’s legal defense team.  The company has approached scientists at Louisiana State, Mississippi State and Texas A&M Universities among others, and many scientists, with their lab’s government funding so … Continue reading BP Silencing Scientists in the Gulf Coast, Hiring Them For Legal Defense