Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Oil Drilling News


Efforts to clean up Gulf oil continue in Louisiana

"While oil has not been gushing into the Gulf, it continues to come ashore on coastal islands and wetlands in Louisiana. Local officials are worried cleanup efforts won't be maintained to catch as much of it as possible."

Richard Sears: Planning for the end of oil

This is a 6-minute talk by Richard Sears (visiting professor at MIT) from February 2010.


Dealer says load of crab "contaminated with oil" (Video)

The Oil and the Turtles

"Every year, Rancho Nuevo, 900 miles southwest of the Deepwater Horizon blowout, sees a spectacular phenomenon: the arribada—mass nesting—of the Kemp's ridley sea turtle, which has already neared extinction. This year, thousands of baby ridleys swam off toward a deadly new enemy.'

Third fish kill reported in Plaquemines Parish

"After the discovery of more dead fish in Plaquemines parish, the third in a week, parish president Billy Nungesser is demanding federal involvement when it comes to testing the waters in the parish hit by heavy oil."