The Dead Dolphins and the Deepwater Horizon Explosion

The Big Wobble The Deepwater Horizon Explosion in 2010 is thought to be responsible for record amounts of dead dolphins washing up along the Gulf of Mexico

“The area where the Dolphins have shown an increase of deaths includes the area where the Deepwater Horizon Explosion impacted the gulf in 2010.”

Is ETP’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline why they are Failing to Open the Morganza Spillway?

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CEO of Energy Transfer Partners, Kelcy Warren, gave over $100,000 to Trump’s campaign. Energy Transfer Partners, of Dakota Access Pipeline notoriety, is majority owner (60%), as well as operator, of the recently completed Bayou Bridge II Pipeline from Lake Charles to St. James Parish, Louisiana, which passes through the Atchafalaya basin. It connects to Bayou Bridge I pipeline, which runs from Nederland, Texas to Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Is this the “private property” that the Army Corps says that it’s concerned about, when discussing their failure to open the Morganza Spillway, while private and public property along the Mississippi is allowed to flood, and shipping, farmland, and industry to be (currently) impacted, and over a million lives put at risk, if the levees fail?

Severe flooding, river scour, and river channel migration are the types of unusual operating conditions that can adversely affect the…

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Arkansas River North Little Rock: Containment Berm Breached At Petroleum Facility + Nuke Plant in Flood Danger

[ Nuke  plant news is in comments]

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See link for interactive flood forecast map at the bottom of this blog post; read disclaimer at the link.
NWS Little Rock @NWSLittleRock
UPDATE: per the North Little Rock EM, the primary levee in North Little Rock is NOT in immediate danger. Rather, a containment berm was breached at a petroleum facility. The Flash Flood Warning was issued as a precaution and has since been canceled. ‪#arwx‬ ‪#ARFlood19‬ 12:02 AM CDT· Jun 1, 2019

Alert which was put out, and then later withdrawn:
Message:NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-AR125CFD9A37E4.FlashFloodWarning.125CFD9C09E8AR.LZKFFWLZK.9d5bd5994b6fafeda54f051724c0ad15from Sent:22:37 CDT on 05-31-2019
Effective: 22:37 CDT on 05-31-2019Expires:10:30 CDT on 06-01-2019
Event:Flash Flood Warning
Alert:The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… A Levee Failure in… Central Pulaski County in central Arkansas… * Until 1030 AM CDT Saturday. *

At 1034 PM CDT, North Little Rock Emergency Management reported a levee near the 3200 block of Gribble Street in North Little…

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Big US Cold Snap Shows Dependence on Miss. Delta Natural Gas Hub

In case you missed it – the entire US North depends on a natural gas grid that starts down by New Orleans area.
Wealthy northern home dwellers have little idea how much they owe to Louisiana. They will die if the gas gets shut off or interrupted this winter.

Zero Hedge Freezing Minnesotans Putting “Significant Strain” On Natural Gas System; Hotel Rooms Offered Amid Outage

“Residents in central Minnesota braving a historic cold snap of minus 21 degree s are being urged to turn down their thermostats and reduce how much natural gas they use, according to CBS Minnesota. The announcement by Xcel Energy is due to the extreme weather conditions which have put a “significant” strain on their natural gas infrastructure. “



BP: a billion barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico

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BP just discovered a billion barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico

  • BP discovers 1 billion barrels of oil at its Thunder Horse field in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • The oil giant also says it will spend $1.3 billion to develop a third phase of its Atlantis offshore field south of New Orleans.
  • BP credits its investment in advanced seismic technology for speeding up its ability to confirm the discoveries.

Slow-Mo oil spill in the Gulf going on for 14 YEARS

Oil spill in Gulf has been quietly spewing for 14 years, could be one of worst ever in US

” . . . During Hurricane Ivan, an oil-production platform owned by Taylor Energy sank roughly 12 miles off the coast of Louisiana. Since then, the [Washington] Post reports, between 300 and 700 barrels of oil have been leaking from the surrounding underwater wells each day, and could rival one of the worse environmental disaster in U.S. history — the 168 million-gallon BP Deepwater Horizon spill.

Hurricane Watch – NEWS

Utilities, Oil Producers Brace for Hurricane Michael Along US Gulf

“By mid-day, nearly 20% of Gulf of Mexico oil production had been taken offline. That number will likely have risen when reported Tuesday as operators continued to shut down platforms Monday afternoon.”

Hurricane Michael on collision course with Florida’s Gulf Coast as it quickly gains strength

“After the storm strikes land, this eyewall will quickly collapse, and winds will weaken.”

‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Hurricane Michael Forecast to Be the First Category 4 Hurricane Landfall on the Florida Panhandle


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Drying out from Hurricane Florence US South East Braces for Tropical Storm Rains