With 90% of up to 4.4 million barrels of oil ‘unaccounted for’, it’s now… still unaccounted for.
Posts Tagged ‘environment’
Tags: BP, BP escrow fund, BP Exploration & Production, corporatism, Deepwater Horizon, eco-terrorism, environment, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Newspeak, NOAA, Obama Administration, Rainer Amon, Suzanne Goldberg, US
Report: Government Scientist Concedes 300% More Oil in Gulf Than Estimated, 90% of Gushed Oil ‘Unaccounted For’Posted: 19 August 2010 by Little Alex in National News
Tags: Bill Lehr, BP, corporatism, Deepwater Horizon, environment, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, law, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Newspeak, Transocean, University of Georgia, University of South Florida, US
Today, N.O.A.A. senior scientist told Congress that he was wrong about how much oil gushed into the Gulf, how much remains and conceded almost all of it is not accounted for, days after academic researchers ripped his two-week-old report to shreds. Documents reveal BP is withholding information from Transocean regarding the April 20 explosion that caused the gusher.
Tags: bankruptcy, BP, BP Exploration and Production, capitalism, corporatism, Deepwater Horizon, environment, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, human rights, libertarian, limited liability, Newspeak, Obama Administration, Transocean, University of Georgia, University of South Florida, US
Specifics of its agreement with the government reveal BP PLC has not agreed, as is widely reported, to set aside a $20bn escrow fund for the Deepwater Horizon explosion that flooded the Gulf of Mexico with millions of barrels of oil. CNN reported Tuesday morning that University of South Florida researchers are calling the floor of the Gulf “a constellation” oil, based on preliminary observations of images (10:47):
Tags: BP, Bruce Bullock, environment, Gasmiinder, Gulf oil spill, limited liability, media, MMS, Newspeak, propaganda, ROVs, seepage, US, Washington's Blog
The Feds are reporting seepage from the capped BP oil well that exploded three months ago and has gushed tens of millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The heroic publisher of Washington’s Blog refutes the claim of ‘natural seepage’ from the oil giant’s Newspeak damage controllers, as he rationally predicted they would.
Tags: agriculture, Al Gore, anarchism, anti-Statism, cap and trade, carbon, carbon dioxide, carbon tax, climate change, CO2, Copenhagen Summit, Earth, environment, FOIA, Freedomain Radio, global warming, greenhouse gas emissions, international law, Jupiter, Kyoto Protocol, Manhattan Declaration, Mars, Neptune, Obama, Pluto, polar icecaps, Sahara Desert, science, solar radiation, solar variability, Stefan Molyneux, sun, sunspots, UK, US
Melting Watergate—Some facts and figures that oppose the prevailing hysteria about global warming/climate change (21:58):
Tags: anarchism, anti-Statism, Coast Guard, corporatism, environment, fascism, fishermen, government, international law, libertarian, liberty, market-anarchism, Navy, Newspeak, nuclear waste, Obama, pirates, pollution, Somalia, US, War
Tags: Afghanistan, AIPAC, al-Qaida, Amy Goodman, Australia, Chas Freeman, DN, drones, environment, Gilani, green, Hamas, Iraq, Israel, Israel lobby, Juan Cole, Karzai, Maliki, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Obama, opium, Pakistan, Palestine, Pashtuns, poppy, PPP, Saudi Arabia, Sharif, surge, Taliban, terrorism, UK, US, War, warlords, Zardari, Zionism
Amy Goodman interviews Juan Cole on DN this week on the US in the Middle East, the Muslim Brotherhood, and Chas Freeman. (more…)
Tags: Afghanistan, anarchism, anti-Statism, Clinton, environment, fascism, George Bush, hegemony, humanity, imperialism, international law, Iraq, Israel, libertarian, Middle East, military, nuclear proliferation, Obama, Pakistan, space, survival, terrorism, US, WMD, Zionism
Prof. Chomsky concisely explains the choice of Americans between hegemony or survival. (more…)
Tags: China, Communism, dollar, eco, economy, environment, fireworks, Geitner, global warming, gold, green, libertarian, liberty, media, monetary policy, money, Murdoch, Newspeak, Obama, petrodollar, PRC, Shaghai, silver, Turner, US, USSR, yuan
A few interesting contrasts between life in China and life in the United States as I ramble from the Chinese Yuan to Fireworks to Freedom of the Press to Global Warming (more…)