Sept 6: Call Your Congessperson and Demand Justice from BP
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002607562026 The day after Labor Day, September 6, 2011 we will issue a wake up call to relevant governmental entities and British Petroleum concerning the continuing human rights violations now occurring in the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of the Gulf Oil Catastrophe of 2010. Everyone, no matter where you are, will be able to mass affect the normal work day of high ranking officials in an internet blitz concerning the following issues and demands. WE DEMAND OF BRITISH PETROLEUM AND FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS THAT THE FOLLOWING IMMEDIATE AND DIRECT ACTIONS BE TAKEN: - THE CONTINUATION OF INTERIM PAYMENTS AND THE PROVISION OF A FAIR, AND TRANSPARENT, INDEPENDENT CLAIMS PROCESS - AT LEAST A THREE YEAR SUBSIDIZING OF THE GULF COAST FISHING INDUSTRY, AND PERHAPS FURTHER - UNTIL A TRUE ACCOUNT AND HEALING HAS TAKEN PLACE TO BOTH THE INDUSTRY AND THE ECOSYSTEM - THAT OUR FISHERMEN AND MA'AM'S NOT BE BLAMED FOR THE DEATH OF ANY OF OUR WILDLIFE WITHOUT AN HONEST AND OPEN INQUIRY INTO THE USE OF OF THE TOXIC CHEMICAL DISPERSANT COREXIT, AND A FINAL ACCOUNT OF THE OVERALL IMPACT OF THE CATASTROPHE ITSELF. - THAT AN RCAC, CITIZEN'S OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE BE FORMED ON THE FEDERAL LEVEL FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO AND BE FUNDED BY THE OIL INDUSTRY. - THAT ANY AND ALL FUNDS FROM THE BP FINES CONCERNING THE CLEAN WATER ACT BE FUNNELED BACK TO THE GULF COMMUNITIES AND ECOSYSTEMS AFFECTED. - THAT BRITISH PETROLEUM BE HELD TO THE HIGHEST ACCOUNTABILITY AND IN COMPLETE TRANSPARENCY FOR THEIR ACTIONS UP UNTIL NOW. - THAT ALL HEALTH CLAIMS FILED WILL RECEIVE FULL REVIEW BY AN INDEPENDENT TASK FORCE AND THAT HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS A PART OF FINAL PAYMENT. - THAT A NEW UNDERSTANDING BE REACHED THAT THE PEOPLES OF THE GULF COAST WILL NOT "GO SILENTLY INTO THE NIGHT", THAT CLEAN AIR, WATER AND SOIL ARE HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES, THAT ANYTHING LESS IS A HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION, AND THAT ANY AND ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE HELD TO THE HIGHEST ACCOUNT OF THE LAW. - A TRUE CLEAN-UP MADE ON ALL CONTINUING IMPACTED BEACHES AND MARSHES AND THAT THOSE CLEAN UP WORKERS BE TREATED IN A FAIR AND SAFE WAY BE IT KNOWN, THAT THE PEOPLE OF THE GULF COAST, AND BEYOND, WILL NOT LAY SILENT UNTIL ALL OF THE ABOVE DEMANDS HAVE BEEN MET. THE TIME FOR NEGOTIATIONS HAS PASSED. Full details of the NVDA will be revealed closer to the date, please only RSVP if you plan on using your voice to affect change using this new generational form of civil disobedience that will require you about an hour of computer time. For more information and to keep up to date on further actions, go tohttp://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Oil-Is-Still-Here-and-So-Are-We/267702813245266?sk=wall for more information, or tohttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Gulf-Change/229360920411954 to join the larger movement for clean air, water and soil as a human right - because anything less is a human rights violation! Find out more about the legal thriller, Black Oil, Red Blood here. A portion of the proceeds benefits Gulf People Helping People. Read for fun and help out a good cause.Taken from the Facebook Group: Civil Disobedience 2011 Style because "The Oil is Still Here and So Are We" PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD! Friend me on Facebook for more information.