WAFB – Tropical Storm Karen maintains strength in southern Gulf
Tropical Storm KAREN Public Advisory < time to pay attention to the weather reports
GOHSEP info for emergency preparedness
WSJ – BP Shutting In Oil, Gas Production in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Evacuations ordered as Tropical Storm Karen nears U.S. coast
WWLTV – Karen’s expected to take sharp turn east once near La.
WAFB – Tropical Storm Karen slows, heads for central Gulf Coast < MAP – Gulf satellite
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The Parish Blog has a survey for Sept.
Compare the picture they used for the drawing, an aerial photo from JUNE 11, to last week’s aerial photo taken by On Wings of Care (upper left). They were taken SEPT. 26. Here is their drawing with the outer edge enhanced -
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The Parish Blog has an update from Conservation. No mention of preparations for a tropical storm or heavy rains.
Before Its News – LA Sinkhole Now Size Of 20 Football Fields
The BP trial is covered LIVE by the New Orleans Times-Picayune
Gulf Restoration Network – Bird’s Eye View: Outrageous Dirty Secret They Don’t Want You To See
” . . . While flying over and around coal terminals in southern Plaquemines Parish, I asked myself what happens when a hurricane comes up the river and slams its winds and storm surge into these huge mountains of dirty coal.”
MORE on the storm impact on the Gulf of Mexico at Real Coastal Warriors
LEAN – Oil and Gas Leaks in the Gulf – Business as Usual
Dublinsmick sent this link – Before Its News – Yellowstone Supervolcano Alert: The Most Dangerous Volcano In America Is Roaring To Life
PETITION: Why is the Gulf still at risk from oil spills?
Help prevent the next Deepwater Horizon
North West: New website tracks tar sands shipments to West Coast
Activists fighting an oil sands pipeline project on the West Coast have come up with a novel way to grab the public’s attention.
On Tuesday, they launched a website that tracks tanker ships bringing diluted bitumen from the oil sands to refineries in California and Washington state. The site will even alert you when a “tar sands tanker” sails into your area. . . .
(9-30) University of Tennessee professor to investigate mysterious clams key to biodiversity
” . . . Lucinids [clams] play a key role in detoxifying coastal environments for other creatures such as fish, crabs and manatees. They do this through a process called chemosymbiosis, a form of symbiosis in which a bacterium provides chemically derived energy and nutrients to a higher organism. Lucinids have bacteria that live within their gills and allows them to convert toxic compounds such as hydrogen sulfide—a neurotoxin to humans—into less toxic versions such as sulfate.”
We were wondering what Aussie company Grand Gulf Energy is up to. Here’s what: Grand Gulf Energy flowing 390 barrels of oil per day from Louisiana well
” . . . .shares are set to rise with the company flowing 390 barrels of oil per day from the Hensarling-1 well in at the Desiree Project in Louisiana after placing it on jet pump.”
(10-4) Report: Fracking Creates Billions Of Gallons Of Toxic — Sometimes Radioactive — Byproduct
Feds scramble to respond to Gulf storm during government shutdown