LSU Scientist: “You go out to the marshes and they are silent — We’re in danger of becoming a Silent Spring”

As Dolphins Die, Gulf Restoration Task Force Takes Heat, NRDC Switchboard’s Rocky Kistner, March … Read more >>

Official: Birds are still dying after exposure to oil

Plaquemines Parish president blasts feds on spill response, Daily Comet, January 27, 2011:

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Liquid crude oozing from just below the surface — Storm will take oil “far inland” says official (VIDEO)

Nungesser explodes at lack of BP cleanup, WWL TV, January 7, 2011:

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“Flocks of white pelicans, some still coated in oil” (VIDEO)

Nungesser explodes at lack of BP cleanup, WWL TV, January 7, 2011:

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Protective boom “gobbled up by the oil” — 100 foot wide areas of heavily saturated shoreline

More than 8 months after BP disaster, boat tour finds oil still fouling Louisiana … 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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“This is the biggest cover-up in the history of America” says official — It’s like Coast Guard and NOAA are “in bed with BP”

Oil still fouling La. marshes, tour finds, Associated Press, 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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“Like a brown poisonous tide”: Oily sheen bubbling up in marsh grass — Not much different than in August

Hunting for Oil in the Muddy Waters of the Gulf Shore, Rocky Kistner, NRDC, … Read more >>

“Outbreak”: Fungus hits Alabama marshes — Something has “gone haywire”

Fungus outbreak hits Alabama marshes; could oil spill sheens be to blame?, Ben Raines … Read more >>

Louisiana has more oiled shoreline now than in July — “Baby crabs and adult shrimp covered by crude, slicks on the surface” — (PHOTOS)

Bowermaster’s Adventures – Measuring the extent of oil spillage, AOL News by Jon Bowermaster, … Read more >>

Research lab sampling for invisble oil — Concern over organisms dying & not reproducing correctly (VIDEO)

“When those populations [of smaller creatures] are impacted, it tends to show up later in the more interesting things: fish, sharks” … Read more >>

Reconnaissance flight over Gulf finds wetlands surrounded by oil (PHOTOS)

“I have more showing the many little boats they have pulled into the marsh. Each have multiple propane tanks strapped on board with torch like devices attached.” – John Wathen … Read more >>

“Speechless”: Oil sheen now “a lot worse” — “All these spots are just completely loaded” on MS beach (VIDEO)

Blood Beach has not went any where, By Lorrie Williams at Gulf Park Estates … Read more >>

Scientists: “Endless stream” of oil product coming ashore — Surface oil AND seepage from below the sand

Scientists say oil still endangers birds, Houma Today, October 17, 2010:

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“Fresh oil coming ashore” and liquid oil under surface — “Very frightening” (VIDEO)

Oil still in coastal Terrebonne marshes, WWL, October 11, 2010:

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Oil and dispersant “PERMANENTLY restructured” coastal areas in Alaska — “Much, much smaller” amount than in Gulf (VIDEO)

National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, September 27, … Read more >>

Internal organs of dead bird were 2.3% Petroleum Hydrocarbons (Lab Results)

“Dead Bird Island” Testing Results, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper (Wilma Subra, Chemist), September 28, 2010:

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Retired LSU professor: Tests show “plants in the MARSH INTERIOR which appear healthy are, in fact, STRESSED and WILL PROBABLY DIE SOON”

Gulf assessments spur hope – so far, The New York Times, September 14, 2010:

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LSU Scientist: “Significant amounts” of oil “still poised to come into Louisiana’s sensitive coastal marshes” — “Just a matter of time”

An oil wave still possible, The Advocate (Baton Rouge), September 13, 2010:

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“Dispersant foam” impacting MS beaches, wetlands — “Huge thick BLANKET” of “dispersant floating in the channel” (PHOTOS)

Photos: Oil in Ocean Springs, Oil Spill Action (Blog of attorney Stuart H. Smith), … Read more >>

Commander equivocates when grilled over BP using DISPERSANT inside MARSHES and BAYS (VIDEO)

Press Briefing by National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen, August 9, 2010:

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“Radical drops in oxygen levels never before seen” have “changed our whole ecosystem”

“The oil trapped in the water column is also suffocating the ocean, causing radical … Read more >>

Top scientists testing Sarasota Bay to evaluate HUMAN “bioaccumulation” and “long-term natural resource damages” from oil disaster

Mote Marine Laboratory, the National Aquarium, and Johns Hopkins University are together conducting studies … Read more >>

Coast Guard not reporting oil? Local official says EVERYDAY crude is impacting marshes (VIDEO)

Craig Taffaro, St. Bernard Parish President, CNN, July 27, 2010 at 10.05 p.m. EDT:

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Top Scientist: “Well has already spewed enough oil to coat ecosystems ALL along the Gulf Coast”

Tech scientists hold nothing back in battling effects of Gulf spill, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas), … Read more >>

U.S. Congressman: “I voted to drill in the EVERGLADES in the 1970s and I’d do it again today”

Oil soaked: Because it pays the bills, The Hill’s Congress Blog, July 12, 2010:

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Texas marshes “fouled” by oil, tar balls; Crews unable to clean wildlife refuge due to high water

Origins of Texas tar balls remain a mystery, Houston Chronicle, July 9, 2010:

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2007 Flashback: “18 years on, Exxon Valdez oil still pours into Alaskan waters… ecosystem is struggling to recover”

18 years on, Exxon Valdez oil still pours into Alaskan waters, The Guardian, February … Read more >>

Ocean Researcher: Sub-surface “Oilberg” plumes will “kill wetlands”; once “in the marshes we’ll never get it out”

Ocean researcher warns of ‘oilberg’ coming closer to us, St. Lucie Tribune Columnist, June … Read more >>