Posts In 4/2010

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    U.S. fights to protect shore from massive oil spill~Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said two Air Force C-130 aircraft  equipped…

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    SkyTruth estimates spill rate at 850,000 gallons 20,000 barrels per day --4 Times more than the 'Unified Command' statements~This, and…

  • BP Oil Drilling Disaster: Spill Comes Ashore, Booms Useless ~Gulf Restoration Network
    1585 days ago

    BP Oil Drilling Disaster: Spill Comes Ashore, Booms Useless ~Gulf Restoration NetworkOil spill bears down on La. coast as History…

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    Plaquemines president: Oil spill may already be on La.'s coast~Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser said based on his observations from…

  • Fuel Smell wafts over N.O. area
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    Fuel smell wafts over N.O. area~April 29th MODIS on NASA’s Terra satellite captured a natural-color image of the oil slick…

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    1586 days ago

    Dept of Homeland Security Declares Oil Spill Is Of 'National Significance' ~That means that for this #oilspill Homeland Security is…

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    Gov. Jindal issues emergency declaration in oil leak in Gulf of  Mexico

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    1586 days ago

    Gulf oil leak from rig explosion puts more than 400 species in potential harm's way~Bob Marshal~La. Fishermen eye as Gulf…

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    1587 days ago

    ~~~Bad News UpDate!Coast Guard: Oil spill much worse than thought: 210,000 Gallons/Day!~The Coast Guard says the estimate of the amount…

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    1587 days ago

    Coast Guard to Start Controlled Burn of Oil Spill ~Bloomberg~Help Protect Marine Wildlife

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    1587 days ago

    Gulf Oil Spill Rate Must Be Much Higher Than Stated - 6 Million Gallons So Far? ~SkyTruth~Based on SkyTruth's latest…

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    1587 days ago

    "Big Slick" Clean-up Not There says Gulf Restoration Network~The containment and cleanup efforts were obviously inadequate to deal with the…

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    1588 days ago

    Coast Guard May Burn Surface Oil to Reduce Rig Spill ~Bloomberg

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    1588 days ago

    Oysters, nesting birds face threat from Gulf of Mexico oil spill~Dallas Morning News~Also~this from Cain Burdeau, ~last night from the…

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    1589 days ago

    Trees could face axe if Corps enforces strict vegetation rules~Sheila Grissett~Some 500 trees along the Mississippi River in East Jefferson…

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    1590 days ago

    Tornado kills 10, dozens injured'Serious spill' from sunken US oil rig~Oil is leaking from a damaged well feeding a rig…

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    1591 days ago

    Tornado kills at least 7 in Mississippi~Also~NPR

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    Senator David Vitter holds up promotion to lobby for Morganza, corps reforms~Nikki BuskeyThe corps of engineers has problems, Senator Dorgan:An…

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    1592 days ago

    Campaign to Save Ivor van Heerden’s Post at LSU~Levees Not War

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    1592 days ago

    Flash flood warning now issued for New Orleans area

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    Sen. David Vitter's delaying tactic aimed at Corps of Engineers infuriates ND Sen. Byron Dorgan~Jonathan Tilove~Editilla says Yessir Aaaw'Ya'Betcha!~Poor Fargo…

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    1593 days ago

    Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu receives 80 policy recs from citizen task forcesFlood Protection and Coastal Restoration Task ForceCo-chairs: R. King Milling,…

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    1593 days ago

    Coast Guard: Oil rig that exploded has sunk

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    1593 days ago

    Happy B'Earth Day John Muir!~El Capitan~This beautiful black and white photograph is hand made from Ansel Adams' original negative, and…

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    1594 days ago

    Army Corps and local levee officials BS faults record winter rainfall for Levee seepage~Shleila Grissett

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    1594 days ago

    Coastal restoration project is ill- advised, St. Bernard residents say~Also~Projects need team of plant experts, Breaux Act panel says ~Mark…

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    1595 days ago

    Pentagon Not Accountable for Contractor Spending, But New Orleans Better Be Accountable for Road Home Grants~Harry Shearer

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    No progress on Cat-5 protection: An editorial~Editilla say~Cry Me a River of Alligator Tears, Times-Picayune!Butt Oh that would be Redundant…

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    1596 days ago

    Powerful interests wanted scientist out of LSU~James A. Cobb Jr.

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    1596 days ago

    Share Your Ideas with the Flood Protection and Coastal Restoration Task Force~Options on the Outfall CanalsPlease defeat the Corps of…

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    1597 days ago

    Big Easy to Big Empty**Special Thanks to Greg Palast"His lawsuit sounds like a long shot, but I’m rooting for Ivor…

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    Notes on the 2010 Tulane Engineering Forum ~NOLA-dishu~Dr. Chrisian's list of things the Corps does "not-good" was pretty scary.  First,…

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    1598 days ago

    Corps Hurricane protection plan a "Fool's Errand", scientists and engineers say~Mark Schleifstein~The final draft of a long-delayed Army Corps of…

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    1599 days ago

    Hurricane protection plan demands more specificity, scientists and engineers say~Mark Schleifstein~The final draft of a long-delayed Army Corps of Engineers…

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    As the academic freedom levee breaks...~"Academic freedom and intellectual integrity are, at LSU, like two distant cousins who haven't spoken…

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    Why do an 8/29 Review, really?~The National Levee Safety Program Act of 2007, introduced in March by Representative Jean Schmidt…

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    1600 days ago

    Shame on you LSU! -SLABBED follows "Levees.org’s Ivor van Heerden interview with case documents telling the storyAfter Federal Flood, every…

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    1601 days ago

    EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Ivor van Heerden on recent federal judge’s decision ~Levees.org~When asked about LSU’s portrayal of van Heerden as…

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    Judge rules LSU doesn’t have to immediately rehire Ivor van Heerden but will hold related hearing before then – go…

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    Breaking News On Ivor van Heerden: LSU doesn't have to immediately rehire coastal researcher, federal judge says~A federal judge in…

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    1602 days ago

    From the bowels of academia comes this s#!% – LSU officials say van Heerden not fired but contract won’t be…

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    1604 days ago

    New levee inspection standards could cost residents~Tom CharlierPalin agrees with Obama:It Was Katrina!Recovery oversight reimbursement suspended by stateHurricane season facts…

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    1605 days ago

    LSU professor Ivor van Heerden wants contract expiration blocked ~Bill LodgeIvor van Heerden releases affidavit detailing retaliatory activity by LSU…

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    1606 days ago

    Second Line for Healthcare & Education!Friday, April 9, 5:30 pm, Lafayette Square Park in New Orleans Please spread the word...Join…

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    1607 days ago

    National academic group to probe LSU’s firing of professor~Jordan Blum~The American Association of University Professors wrote LSU Chancellor Michael Martin…

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    1608 days ago

    Pump, floodgate maintenance costs are subject of proposed federal legislation~Paul Rioux~Sens. Mary Landrieu and David Vitter plan to introduce legislation…

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    1608 days ago

    Bill limits state, local liability for Exquisite Corps levees~State and local agencies that inspect and certify levees built by the…

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    1609 days ago

    Nobody wants to Trust the Corps of Engineers' Levees No'Mo?~State and local agencies that inspect and certify levees built by…

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    University Professors Open Investigation of Dr. Ivor Van Heerden Termination by LSU~The American Association of University Professor's (AAUP) general secretary…

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    Incorporating Green Infrastructure and the Flood Protection and Coastal Restoration Task Force ~Watershed Nola *One member removed from Landrieu Task…