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Controversy Over Shell's Arctic Drilling Continues (tags)

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BTL:Economic and Political Power of Oil Industry Succeeds in Weakening Deep Water Drilling (tags)

Interview with Antonia Juhasz, author of "Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill" , conducted by Scott Harris

BTL:One Year After BP Oil Spill Disaster, Environmental and Economic Destruction Difficult (tags)

Interview with Darryl Malek-Wiley, environmental justice organizer with Sierra Club, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

BTL:It Will Take Years To Assess BP Oil Spill Environmental Damage (tags)

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America's Gulf: Ongoing Coverup and Denial (tags)

covering up the greatest ever environmental crime

BTL:Oil Industry Organizes "Astroturf" Rallies to Fight Stronger Regulation (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

"The System is Incestuous" (tags)

"We have a two-po9le system with corporations that direct the economy and authorities that should protect us from market failure. The corporations hire people who come from the government and the government hires people from the corporations..."

Criminal Investigation of BP Shut Down by Bush Regime (tags)

Evidence points to Bush policies that stopped a criminal investigation into BP's environmental crimes, taking action then would have forced BP to implement preventative measures. Having a tested back-up plan in case of deep water oil spill was needed, though both Bush and Obama failed to check up on BP's plans following a well rupture.

BTL:Gulf Oil Spill Disaster An Opportunity to Reinvent America's Broken Energy Infrastruct (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

BP oil spill planet killer (tags)

The oil pressure coming up the oil deep water pipe was running between 20,000 and 70,000 PSI. Science Advisor Richard C. Hoagland warned listeners that an even worse catastrophe could be looming if a giant gas bubble that has formed at the site of the leak on the ocean floor should blow. Hoagland said the pressure in the pipe is 100,000 or more lbs of pressure per squire inch or PSI.

EMERGENCY SUMMIT-THE PEOPLE MUST ACT TO STOP THE OIL CATASTROPHE (tags)

The BP oil blowout is an environmental catastrophe, bringing great peril to marine and wildlife in the Gulf and threatening ecosystems of the planet. The spill is still out of control and spreading. It jeopardizes communities and livelihoods. The government and BP have proven unable and unwilling to stop the disaster, protect the Gulf, or even tell the truth. The people must come together now to stop this nightmare.

Is Obama Powerless Against BP ? (tags)

After BP successfully placed a cap to divert some of the spewing oil into tankers, thousands of gallons continue to flow daily into the gulf. August is slated as the earliest date that any permanent solution may emerge. BP remains totally in charge of potentially the largest environmental disaster in the earth’s recorded history, a fact that proves — in “check mate” fashion — that corporations dominate the inner workings of the U.S. government, a truth previously revealed by the bank bailouts. More than one gigantic eco-system may be destroyed by BP, and the President of the U.S. is sadly reduced to lecturing in “serious tones,” with daily adjustments of tone based on the results of polling agencies.

Salazar Declares Shallow Water Drilling “Safe,” Lifts Drilling Injunction (tags)

Important new legal posture

BP says profits from spill will benefit wildlife?!!! (tags)

No more hypocrisy, please

BTL:Toxic Chemical Dispersants Used on Gulf Oil Spill Endangers Marine Life and Cleanup Wo (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Barack Obama: Liar, Warlord and Corporate Shill (tags)

another shameless public betrayal

Massive Oil spill solution already exists (tags)

There's a potential solution to the Gulf oil spill that neither BP, nor the federal government, nor anyone — save a couple intuitive engineers — seems willing to try. empty supertankers to suck the spill off the surface, treat and discharge the contaminated water.

BP and Administration Lies, Deceit and Coverup in the Gulf (tags)

The Gulf is now a crime scene

Washington-Industry Complicity Behind the Gulf Disaster (tags)

Blame Washington-industry complicity

CA Governor Candidate Alexander, SPUSA: BP Oil Spill a Crime not a Disaster (tags)

The explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig that released millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico has been called a “Disaster” by many. It isn’t a disaster. It is a crime.

Gulf oil spill threatens economic, environmental catastrophe (tags)

"According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig lacked a device called an acoustic switch that could have shut off the flow of oil. The remote controlled device sends acoustic impulses through the water that can trigger an underwater valve to shut down the well. All offshore rigs have one main switch to shut off the flow of oil by closing a valve located on the ocean floor. There is also supposed to be a backup, a so-called “dead man,” that will shut down the well in the event of a catastrophe on the rig. Apparently neither of these devices worked on the Deepwater Horizon rig. The crewmembers who would have been closest to the shutoff switch are among those missing and presumed dead. With an acoustic trigger a crew can shut down a well even if the rig is damaged or evacuated. However, BP, which reported profits of $5.598 billion for the first quarter of 2010, vigorously resisted changes to US regulations that would have required acoustic triggers on deep sea rigs, citing effectiveness and costs, about $500,000 per unit. Compliant US regulators agreed, saying other backup plans were sufficient. They called the acoustic triggers unreliable and prone to causing unnecessary shutdowns."

Supreme Court, Inc.: Supremely Pro-Business (tags)

the pro-business Roberts court

Big Oil and its Environmental Record (tags)

Beyond Oil or is it GreenWash, manipulation of the Americans and the election process

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