Image Courtesy : NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible satellite image of the Gulf oil spill on May 17. The oil slick appears as a dull gray on the water's surface and stretches south from the Mississippi Delta with what looks like a tail. Text Credit: NASA Goddard / Rob Gutro
Gulf Oil Spill: Still No One Knows How Much Oil Is Leaking Or Where It Will Head Next.
The Government Remains Blind To Underwater Oil Hazard!Meanwhile, the commander of the NOAA vessel that the White House on Friday claimed in a press release is now providing information for oil spill related research told HuffPost on Tuesday that he's actually far away, doing something else entirely.We are in the Western Gulf doing plankton research, said Commander Dave Score, reached by satellite phone on his research vessel, the Gordon Gunter. So I really don't know. I'm just on orders.More on this topic here.
Fishermen Report Illness From BP Chemicals.It was like sniffing gasoline or something, and my ears are still popping, Burris said. I'm coughing up stuff. I feel real weak, tingling feelings.
EPA demands less-toxic dispersant.Corexit was also used after the Exxon Valdez disaster and was later linked with human health problems including respiratory, nervous system, liver, kidney and blood disorders.Toxicity estimates are significantly affected by test variables such as species, lifestage, exposure duration, and temperature.More here.
Update : Agency Orders BP to Use a Less Toxic Chemical in Cleanup.
Obama's idea of press freedom.Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost. Thomas Jefferson.
Latest Gulf oil spill forecast: With light winds, current could push plume westward.
Gulf Oil Spill: Louisiana Wetlands Blanketed With BP Crude (VIDEO).BP Oil Threatens To Arrest CBS Reporters Attempting To Investigate Spill.
President Obama To Replace Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair.Didden't bow deep enough?
New Montauk Monster sighting? Bizarre creature washes up in small Ontario town.
North Korea threatens all-out war over warship sinking report.
Thousands sign up for quit facebook day.
Pictured: The emotional reunion between three mothers and their children jailed in Iran for spying.It doesn't have the feel of a normal court case.
First Facebook, now Pakistan bans YouTube over 'un-Islamic' content.Kill all who draw Mohammad.
Woman, 31, gives birth to first sextuplets in England for more than 25 years.
New York mosque plan stirs up 9/11 memories.Why not build one here on this fine piece of real estate?
Iran Enjoys Playing Dangerous Games with Its Nuclear Fuel.Now you see it, now you don't?
Why deep-water oil spills do their damage deep down.Surface slicks may account for as little as 2 per cent of the oil now spilling into the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf oil now in powerful Loop Current, scientists say.Just like we said yesterday.
Scientists Fault U.S. Response in Assessing Gulf Oil Spill.
Mothers of three detained US hikers arrive in Tehran.President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad playing the media card?
Royal Navy does not keep sea monster sighting archive.
Jewish lawmakers urge Obama to visit Israel.Rep. Steve Rothman, D-N.J., said, while asserting that from a military and intelligence-sharing perspective, the Obama administration is the
Florida State scientist: NOAA ignores spill findings.A federal agency is punishing scientists whose findings disagree with government figures.
Guilty Verdict Handed Down by the Obama Columbia Jury.This was called The Professional System. A KGB like security force that will undermine freedom and elections in the United States, to shove this nation into a socialist state.Guilty verdict in Obama trial: more questions than answers.
The U.S. Department of Blame America First.
The Obama Administration's Middle East Disaster: A Brief Summary.
Global Cooling Is Coming -- and Beware the Big Chill, Scientist Warns.Make up your minds please,does this mean that i can use plastic bags again?
Lip injections, a bad idea: Sharon Stone.They made me look like a trout.
Meanwhile she likens her love life to desert landscape.
You will never look at dinner the same way again!
Crackdown in Bangkok,39 striking photos.
Mechanic drove three miles with angry bloke on bonnet.Something tells me he won't get a tip?
Ocean fish could disappear in 40 years: UN.The problem is no lawyer can bring them back!
Trouble sleeping? Maybe it's your iPad.
Jefferson County geometry teacher uses wrong example to teach angles --- assassination of President Barack Obama.A man with a vision?
Surgeons cut open girl, five, to fix failing kidneys only to find two new ones growing in their place.
Pirate Bay on MPAA, RIAA most notorious list.
Colossal statue of Thoth discovered at temple of Amenhotep III in Luxor.