Friday, August 06, 2010

BP cleanup efforts missed thousands of tar balls, USF researchers said


For a really pessimistic take on the state of things in the Gulf of Mexico, see Jerry Cope and Charles Hambleton, The Crime of the Century: What BP and the US Government Don't Want You to Know, Part I Huffington Post 08/04/2010.

I'm glad to see, though, that there has been a good bit of reporting flagging the real problems with the BP spill. It's a bit of realism after the Obama administration's strange, Pollyannish presentation this week on how things are looking just wonderful. Here are some more:

Emily Nipps, BP cleanup efforts missed thousands of tar balls, USF researchers said St. Petersburg Times 08/06/2010

Laura Parker, Remaining Gulf Spill Still Bigger Than Exxon Valdez AOL News 08/05/2010

Tim Watson, Oil spill kills jobs, shrinks incomes and hurts industry USA Today 08/05/2010

Dan Vergano, Environment's rebound from oil spill clouded by unknowns USA Today 08/04/2010

Chris Kromm, Gulf Dead Zone shows potential long-term impact of BP disaster Facing South 08/05/2010

Rick Jervis, Plugging of Gulf oil spill doesn't dispel anxiety, uncertainty USA Today 08/04/2010

Rick Jervis, The Gulf oil spill's cost comes into focus USA Today 08/05/2010

Erika Bolstad, Renee Schoof and Margaret Talev, Scientists cast doubt on claims BP spill's no threat to Gulf McClatchy Newspapers 08/04/2010

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