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Bacteria, BP & Big Bucks

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Agitprop, Capitalism, Climate Change, Environment, Fossil fuel, Global Warming, Gulf Disaster, Man-made Disaster

Well, Cloclo’s Kali Yug will have to wait until tomorrow, despite your baited breath, gentle readers, but the following seems important enough to disrupt the summer Beach Reading tales. Nicole — who is off to New Orleans to take part in fund-raising art & poetry activities meant to help alleviate ever so slightly the plight […]

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Seepage Detected near BP’s Deepwater Well

July 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Environment, Man-made Disaster, Oceans

Fears re damaged seabed and leaks — as described in my posts of June 15th & July 8th — seem to be coming true. Admiral Thad Allen, the National  Incident Commander of the Deepwater Horizon Response today made public a letter he sent to the Chief Managing Director of BP, asking the latter to provide […]

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Jamais Deux sans Trois: Oil Dispersal Projection

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Environment, Man-made Disaster, Oceans, Unnatural Disaster

The ocean model data used for calculating the particle dispersal were obtained from a simulation conducted with the Ocean General Circulation Mode for the Earth Simulator (OFES) forced by QuikSCAT winds. This research was supported by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), NASA and NOAA through their sponsorship of the International Pacific […]

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Gulf Of Mexico Sea Floor Fractured Beyond Repair

July 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Environment, Fossil fuel, Man-made Disaster, Unnatural Disaster

On 15 June I posted on how the well bore structure of the BP hell-machine is “compromised” down-hole and how this means that the whole floor of the Gulf of Mexico is endangered.  Here is a further proof of the magnitude (unacknowledged by either BP or the US Government) of he disaster. This is an […]

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Gulf Oil Disaster: Well Bore Structure Compromised "Down Hole".

June 15th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Environment, Fossil fuel, Man-made Disaster, Uncategorized

Friends alerted me to the following analysis of the oil leak, which seems somewhat more professionally & technically savvy (& way scarier) than anything else I’ve read. The conclusion the author comes to after analyzing why the Top Kill failed: “It means they will never cap the gusher after the wellhead. They cannot…the more they […]

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May 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Environment, Fossil fuel, Unnatural Disaster

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BP Fails Booming School 101 Gulf Oil Spill

May 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Environment, Fossil fuel, Unnatural Disaster

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