On Offshore Fracking in the Gulf of Mexico

While the spotlight was on offshore drilling, fracking quietly made its way into our oceans

” . . .  it has come to light that the oil industry is conducting offshore fracking in the Gulf, which is even more dangerous than conventional oil drilling, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.”

Clifton Chenier : The King of Zydeco – Bon Ton Roulet!

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The Immortal Jukebox

People been playing Zydeco for a long time, old style like French music. I was the first to put the pep into it.’ (Clifton Chenier)

Clifton was the biggest thing in Zydeco. Nobody else has ever measured up to him. He was the King’ (Chris Strachwitz Founder of Arhoolie Records.)

Like Elvis I like all kinds of music.

In the expanse of the subterranean chambers where my record collection lies there is music from many, many genres.

Deep racks of Jazz, Blues, Country, Bluegrass, Folk, Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, Rockabilly, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Soul and Doo-Wop shimmer in the half-light as I peruse the shelves searching for the perfect sound for Now.

Yesterday, I took a left turn at New Orleans Jazz and came, whooping delightedly, upon the section labelled, ‘Cajun and Zydeco’.

Now, I like to have a framed picture of my favourite artist from each genre…

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Sinkhole in St. Louis + NEWS

Zero Hedge“We Don’t Know What Happened” St. Louis Officials Clueless As Downtown Sinkhole Swallows Car

” ….. a sinkhole spontaneously appeared in the city’s downtown, swallowing a car that had been parked street side.

And even more concerning, city officials say they have no idea how it happened….”

LINK –  https://youtu.be/67NhqGC-5tU

SEE ALSO CRUMBLING INFRASTRUCTURE CAUSING UPTICK IN MAN-MADE SINKHOLES

NEWS

LINK – https://youtu.be/e2B-6UOVBXg

70-year-old woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria while fishing off Alabama coast

“A 70-year-old woman lost parts of her hand and arm after contracting a flesh eating bacteria while fishing with her husband off of Alabama’s Gulf Coast last week.

The woman, whose name was withheld for privacy reasons, first became ill after she reached into a bucket of live shrimp bait and pricked the back of her hand. . . . “

Big methane release cause sinkhole in Russia –  –  MAP

There’s  more than one . . .  The Watchers New giant craters explode on Yamal Peninsula, Russia

June 28 – OregonSinkhole opens at Wickiup Reservoir, ground ‘highly unstable’

Storm Watch

Tropical system forecast to enter Gulf today on path to — where?

NOAA Map

East Baton Rouge FLOOD WARNING

WAFB Weather page with radar etc.

The WatchersGulf Coast prepares for flooding rains, strong winds, rip currents and high surf

“The system is expected to bring widespread heavy rain and flooding, gusty winds, rip currents, high surf as well as some coastal flooding.”

June 21 –  Boy, 10, Killed as Tropical Storm Cindy Churns Towards Gulf Coast

Yellowstone Updated

Hurricane Risk Higher This Season

Worst Hurricane Season In A Decade Threatens Gulf Coast Production

“2017 could be an “above-normal” year for large hurricanes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a potential problem for Gulf Coast oil drillers and refiners.”

The Advocate
Report: Major figure in Katrina aftermath says no FEMA, NOAA leaders at start of hurricane season ‘should scare hell out of everybody’

“. . . Trump appointed former Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director Brock Long to lead FEMA in late April, but the Senate has not yet confirmed the selection, CNN reported. Trump has not appointed anyone to the NOAA position.”

The Draining of Lake Pontchartrain During Katrina Steered Hurricane & D.C. Sniper Connection

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This is the first I heard this. Many know the explosions at the chemical factory near New Orleans and the levee near the 9th ward that held back Lake Pontchartrain were deliberate attacks on the population of New Orleans.  Recall New Orleans was spared the hurricane path.  It was the levee breach that flooded the city.

But the Lee Malvo, aka D.C. Sniper, info is news. George Webb says some sniper victims were targeted to silence them and one was with Navy intel and knew about the bombing of the levee.

At the 2:30 min. mark –

Day 219.2 Hillary’s Leakers, Hackers, and Henchmen

LINK –  https://youtu.be/w6YlYTeZYxA

Some more on hurricane Katrina by Trowbridge H. Ford. (second half of page)

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

WAFB – BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service New Orleans LA

http://www.wafb.com/weatheralerts#WNWxAlert1-1-51

730 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Eastern West Feliciana Parish in southeastern Louisiana…
West Baton Rouge Parish in southeastern Louisiana…
Southeastern Pointe Coupee Parish in southeastern Louisiana…
Western East Feliciana Parish in southeastern Louisiana…
Northwestern Iberville Parish in southeastern Louisiana…
Northwestern East Baton Rouge Parish in southeastern Louisiana…
Southeastern Wilkinson County in southern Mississippi…
Western Amite County in southern Mississippi…

* Until 800 AM CDT

WAFB.com weather page with radar etc.
– (more are on the right sidebar)

Texas had deadly tornadoes – so be checking radio and tv etc. for any warnings!