Monthly Archives: May 2010

Oh, the Humanity! Turtles, Birds and the Oil Spill

Day #8 of wildlife rescue response to the BP oil spill, and Oiled Bird #2 has been rescued. That’s not to imply that there’s no threat to the bird population, however. It’s nesting season in the refuge. In response to … Continue reading

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How to Stop an Oil Spill

Don’t bogart that joint … of drill pipe, I mean. Straight from the Gaian People’s Republic of Boulder comes this fresh idea for stopping the flow of oil from the BP blowout in the Gulf of Mexico: meditation! “The basic … Continue reading

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BP, LLC

Caution: Heads Exploding — especially the man with his boot on BP’s neck After the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, warmly referred to as “OPA90”. OPA90 provided for an emergency spill … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Reality Check

God willing, the Gulf Coast may be spared Prince-William-Sound-like images of waves of tarry goo slapping ashore, while wild birds and cuddly mammals struggle for survival in asphaltine muck. Last Friday, the Lafayette Daily Advertiser reported on the rescue of … Continue reading

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