In Memoriam Gulf BP Disaster 5 Years Ago

WORD SWARM APRIL 20 2010 joint military operation Iraqi American forces killed two senior al-Qaeda leaders Abu Ayyub al-Masri, and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi News broke explosion at 11 p.m. EST on BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig safe house in Thar-Thar in the province of Salaheddin umbrella group, Islamic State of Iraq radical Sunni militant groups General Raymond Odierno said significant blow to al-Qaeda 24 people killed 2 separate suicide … Read more In Memoriam Gulf BP Disaster 5 Years Ago

BP Oil Spill: Four Years Later

via the Audubon Society: April 20th marked the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This horrific accident killed 11 people and spilled over four million barrels of oil into the delicate ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico. The effect on bird populations in the area is just now being realized. This week, the New York Times reported on a peer-reviewed study that estimates … Read more BP Oil Spill: Four Years Later

Bacteria, BP & Big Bucks

Well, Cloclo’s Kali Yug will have to wait until tomorrow, despite your baited breath, gentle readers, but the following seems important enough to disrupt the summer Beach Reading tales. Nicole — who is off to New Orleans to take part in fund-raising art & poetry activities meant to help alleviate ever so slightly the plight of the Gulf (click here for details) — sent me a piece of journalism … Read more Bacteria, BP & Big Bucks

The Gulf Stands Corexit

Interrupting the Pélieu Beach Novel for a day to bring you some news from developments in the Gulf region. It looks more and more as if the US Government and BP work hand in hand (or at least actively work at not letting one hand know what the other does) in order to cover up the extend of the disaster by making the area look “clean” — or at … Read more The Gulf Stands Corexit