Coast Guard confused about THREE different areas of “suspicious water”

Coast Guard checks out dark-stained water in Chandeleur Sound, Times Picayune, March 24, 2011 … Read more >>

“Mysterious” oil came from a “well-capping went out of control” says state official — Coast Guard and BOEMRE still not sure where it came from

“I think right now, it remains a mystery” – BOEMRE director … Read more >>

MORE: “New swaths of what could be fresh surface oil have popped up on the other side of the Mississippi River”

“Streaky plumes over a 20-mile stretch from just east of Quarantine Bay to just west of the shoal remains of Curlew Island” … Read more >>

Official: It’s the “peanut-buttery substance workers grew accustomed to seeing at the height of the Deepwater incident”

Gulf sheen could be BP spill remnants, Daily Comet, March 22, 2011 at 6:17 pm EDT … Read more >>

Coast Guard: This is definitely crude from the Gulf

Wall Street Journal, March 22, 2011 at 5:22 pm EDT … Read more >>

Flyover witness: “Smell of petroleum was thick in the air” above giant plumes — Coast Guard says sediment from dredging

“They could smell it from the airplane and I could smell it from the boat. This wasn’t just Mississippi River mud.” … Read more >>

Coast Guard puzzled by source of 30-mile stretch of oil

Oil spill response workers under the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard and state officials were scrambling to block more of the material from coming ashore. … Read more >>

UPDATES: More oil washes up on Grand Isle, boom being laid… MORE

Daily Comet, WSJ, John Wathen’s blog, The Examiner … Read more >>

Coast Guard source says there’s been another oil spill in Gulf: Dauphin Island Mayor (VIDEO)

“I received notification last night via email that there had been another leak or spill in the Gulf of Mexico,” Dauphin Island Mayor Jeff Collier said Sunday … Read more >>

Oil confirmed by local official — 5-mile stretch seen offshore; Oil already reached Grand Isle, Port Fouchon

Originally, the substance was thought to be silt or dredging material, but later reports confirmed it is oil. … Read more >>

Photos of “100-mile long oil slick spotted off Louisiana coast” — “Slick is rapidly expanding”

Schumaker observed the slick roughly 25 miles from where BP’s Macondo well spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf last year. … Read more >>

UPDATE 3: Times-Picayune reports on potentially “massive” 100 mile long oil sheen

Possible oil sheen under investigation in Gulf of Mexico could be large, The Times-Picayune, March 19, 2011 at 3:59 pm EDT … Read more >>

Oil sheen 20 miles north of Macondo

The Times-Picayune, March 19, 2011, 1:46 pm EDT … Read more >>

Video of Gulf oil rig fire near site of Deepwater Horizon blowout (VIDEO)

Gulf Oil Rig Fire 03.06.2012 Raw Video, Press Register, March 6, 2011:

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Oil sheen reported in Galveston Bay, TX — “Made some residents feel ill”

Coast Guard reports oily sheen, Galveston Daily News, February 18, 2011:

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“Massive submerged oil tarmats” remain in Gulf waters admits Coast Guard — “More toxic than tarballs” (VIDEO)

Coast Guard Oil Cleanup Report, WEAR, February 13, 2011:

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Denied: ZERO appealed claims have been approved according to Feinberg

BP total in Keys: $67 million and counting, Florida Keys Keynoter, February 2, 2011:

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Massive BP operation digs up beach in Santa Rosa, FL looking for buried oil — Coast Guard “wouldn’t elaborate” and workers “refused to comment” (PHOTOS)

60-man crew digs for tar balls in South Walton as a part of ‘normal … Read more >>

“Caustic chemical burns”: Workers pressure wash heavily oiled boats with NO respirators… While using a “toxic” cleaning agent — Valdez Part 2? (PHOTO & VIDEO)

“After a decade battling odd illnesses, some spill workers have concluded Exxon’s health claims were wrong, and two dozen have filed suit. They think the oil they cleaned up, the oil mist they breathed, and the chemical cleaners they handled made them sick and may be slowly killing them.” … Read more >>

NSFW: Official tells Coast Guard to “Kiss my ass” — “This Is Bullsh!t” (VIDEO)

Nungesser To Coast Guard: ‘This Is Bulls*!t’, WDSU, January 7, 2011:

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Marshes remain oiled and “rapidly eroding” — Coast Guard still has no details and no plan (PHOTOS)

Oil still fouling La. marshes, tour finds, Associated Press, January 7, 2011:

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NYT: “Water looked like chocolate syrup in some parts and Coca-Cola in others” and “Smelled like an auto-body shop” says eyewitness — Ed Overton explains “It is not oil”

Spill Cleanup Proceeds Amid Mistrust and Fear, New York Times, November 2, 2010:

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Feds’ press release says NOAA, FDA now testing for dispersant: Corexit ingredient DOSS found in 13 samples — Up to 500 ppm allowed in shrimp, crabs, oysters

NOAA and FDA Announce Chemical Test for Dispersant in Gulf Seafood, Press Release, October … Read more >>

“Coast Guard and law enforcement became the BP MILITIA” at times — “Tactics continue to be commonplace”

Federal Government Intimidates More Independent Researchers, Blog of Stuart H. Smith, Esq., October 23, … Read more >>

At Last: Why cleanup crews were NOT allowed to dig up the buried oil

Cleanup plan allows oil from Gulf spill to be left behind, Press-Register, October 24, … Read more >>

Coast Guard says reports of massive stretches of oil appear to be ALGAE — BP contractor: “Smelled like oil” and “had to be cleaned off with solvent”

Coast Guard says substance found floating in Gulf is algae, not oil, The Times-Picayune, … Read more >>

It’s Back: “Orange oil” for miles, “a signature image of the spill” returns — BP, Coast Guard not responding say captains (PHOTOS)

Massive stretches of weathered oil spotted in Gulf of Mexico, The Times-Picayune, October 22, … Read more >>

BP STOPPED scientists working for COAST GUARD from taking SAMPLES — Delayed 3 weeks… Mission was to measure amount of oil (VIDEO)

Richard Camilli, Ph.D., Associate Scientist, Dept. of Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering at Woods … Read more >>

Fed’s on-scene coordinator: Oil still washing ashore in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana

Nungesser calls on Coast Guard to finish cleanup, The Advocate (Baton Rouge), September 30, … Read more >>

Whistleblower with VOICE CHANGER: Oil 30 miles by five miles reported and Coast Guard didn’t respond, “wanted to run tests” — Worried about his kids (VIDEO)

With new oil sightings, concerns about response manpower continue, WWL-TV, September 14, 2010 at … Read more >>