Fracked up: Nungesser pushing to drill for “natural” gas in Plaquemines — A deal with the “devil’s little brother”?

Nungesser pushes for natural-gas exploration in area hardest hit by BP spill, Yahoo News, … Read more >>

Local Official: “The oil is not evaporating — it’s not dissipating, it’s sitting there”

Six months later, Plaquemines Parish still dealing with oil from the spill, WWL-TV New … Read more >>

Nungesser: “I’ve given up… You know, I can sit there and you can lie to me only so much”

Six months later, Plaquemines Parish still dealing with oil from the spill, WWL-TV New … Read more >>

Official on massive fishkills: “Testing results show the fish have OIL IN THEIR GILLS AND LIVER”

Fish Deaths, Fishy Explanations, Discover Magazine, October 12, 2010:

A statement issued by the … Read more >>

Medical Director: “Desperate need” for health services in lower Plaquemines — 33% of children suffering “physical, mental or behavior problems because of the spill”

Mobile health clinic coming to Plaquemines, AP, October 8, 2010:

Two doctors work Monday … Read more >>

“Gulf fishermen DOING BETTER THANKS TO SPILL” — “THRIVING THANKS TO BP”

The title of the article published by the FrumForum.com has now been changed to … Read more >>

STILL NO TESTS: State agency could not find “viable samples” from massive fishkills… because fish produce “oil of their own” and could be contaminated — Low oxygen blamed

Low level of oxygen causes Plaquemines fish kills, WWL-TV, September 29, 2010:

Excerpts

The … Read more >>

Officials: “Lots of oil still coming ashore” INLAND, “Seems the more we pick up the more there is” — It “isn’t going away”

Plaquemines officials: Lots of oil still coming ashore, WWL Radio, September 23, 2010:

Excerpts

… Read more >>

State officials did NO TESTING on ANY dead fish from the FOUR major kills near oil-impacted areas — Because they “didn’t see any oil related pollution” (VIDEO)

State officials to test latest fish kill for oil, WWL-TV, September 21, 2010 at … Read more >>

Fisherman finding dead fish of “species they have NEVER SEEN BEFORE” (VIDEO)

State says recent fish kills “not a concern”, FOX 8 New Orleans, September 21, … Read more >>

State biologist claims massive fish kills “are NOT a concern” — Then says could be from oil-eating microbes, “I don’t know” (VIDEO)

Three massive fish kills in one week in Plaquemines Parish have raised some serious … Read more >>

“What the hell is going on in the water” says local official, “begging” feds for more tests on fish kills — “We’ve never seen so many species floating in so many different areas”

Third fish kill reported in Plaquemines Parish, Fox 8 New Orleans, September 19, 2010 … Read more >>

Local officials “UNCONVINCED” with State’s explanation that oil had nothing to do with huge fish kills — Taking samples to build their case

Despite final well kill, oil persists along coastal Louisiana, WWL-TV, September 19, 2010 at … Read more >>

Local Official: “Millions of fish, absolutely, millions” have died in recent fishkills

Despite final well kill, oil persists along coastal Louisiana, WWL-TV, September 19, 2010 at … Read more >>

Biblical? Oil like the “GRIM REAPER” says boat captain, it “just keeps coming up from the BOTTOM” — “What do we do?”

BP Killing Its Deep Water Well In Gulf, NBC 4 Columbus, September 18, 2010:

… Read more >>

BREAKING: Now a THIRD fishkill in Plaquemines — Bayou Robinson (PHOTOS)

Photos: Third fish kill reported in Plaquemines, WWL-TV, September 18, 2010 at 1:24 p.m. … Read more >>

Official: I “BELIEVE” people who say Coast Guard officials don’t want the oil picked up — The Feds are “lying” and so is BP

Parish leaders say relationship with BP, feds becoming strained again, WWL-TV, September 17, 2010 … Read more >>

Official: “We have NEVER seen large fish kills like this” NEVER this frequency PRIOR to the spill (NEW PHOTO)

Second big fish kill in less than week reported in Plaquemines Parish, Times-Picayune, September … Read more >>

UPDATE: NEW photos from LATEST fishkill (Bay Joe Wise) — Worker holding stingray (PHOTOS)

Bay Joe Wise Fishkill, AP, September 17, 2010:

Look closely at water’s surface beneath … Read more >>

NEW FISHKILL YESTERDAY: Covers 1/4 SQUARE MILE with stingray, catfish, trout, redfish — JUST HOURS AFTER OIL WAS REPORTED (PHOTOS)

UPDATED PHOTOS HERE: NEW photos from LATEST fishkill (Bay Joe Wise) — Worker holding … Read more >>

Near Fishkill: Local INLAND strike force collects 26,375 gallons of oil/water from bay & 10,000+ bags of tar balls and crude

Massive fishkill occured in Bayou Chaland while 2,700 bags if tarballs were recently collected … Read more >>

State backtracks: “At this point” not CLEAR that massive fishkill is oil-related — Testing to continue

Louisiana seeks cause of massive fish kill, Washington Post, September 15, 2010:

Excerpt

[I]n … Read more >>

Officials “increasingly worried about sea life kills” happening in oil-affected waters (VIDEO)

More testing needed to determine cause of death of thousands of fish, WWL, September … Read more >>

State biologists REFUSE to discuss findings about massive fishkill while on camera — Agency will ONLY release statement (VIDEO)

More testing needed to determine cause of death of thousands of fish, WWL, September … Read more >>

Ed Overton: It’s “improbable” that massive fishkill was from crude’s toxicity — Concedes hydrocarbons may have caused hypoxia

Louisiana fish deaths raise oil spill questions, BBC, September 15, 2010:

Excerpt

Ed Overton, … Read more >>

SAME agency that PREVENTED TESTING of oiled crabs says “low tide and high temperatures” caused massive fishkill

The AP reported this evening, “Low tide and high temperatures caused low oxygen levels … Read more >>

Time.com: “Apocalypse on the Mississippi”

Apocalypse on the Mississippi: Hundreds of Thousands of Fish Found Dead, Time.com, September 15, … Read more >>

After fishkill, dead baby whale seen floating near Venice (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

More testing needed to determine cause of death of thousands of fish, WWL New … Read more >>

New photos of Plaquemines fishkill

Photo courtesy of Plaquemines Parish officials.

h/t Times-Picayune

Source: Plaquemines Parish, LA

From … Read more >>

“NEW OIL WAS SURFACING” and BLACK crude “SUDDENLY” came ashore — 16 MILES of beaches and marshes hit in Louisiana

The Times-Picayune reported yesterday, “A new wave of black oil suddenly came ashore west … Read more >>

12