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< class="art-postheader">UPS Hell: Why it Doesn’t take the U.S. Post Office to Make You Go Postal

The United States Postal Service has a bad reputation. Workers go crazy and service from government employees sucks, they say, which is why we have private options like UPS and FedEx, right? Because these private options allegedly give the government a run for their money. Because capitalism is the… Continue reading

< class="art-postheader">How to Cover Up a Global Disaster: Lessons from the Ongoing BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

A mere two weeks after the Coast Guard gave BP the okay to halt cleanup operations in the Gulf comes BP’s startling announcement that oil is still leaking from the Macondo field. This time, the oil isn’t leaking from the well head or the riser, but through fractures in the… Continue reading

< class="art-postheader">Is This A Literal BP Cover-Up?

The tar balls that washed up all across the Gulf Coast post Hurricane Lee are confirmed matches for the Louisiana crude that spewed from the ocean floor after the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  What’s more, a study by Auburn University revealed this week that the the oil has barely degraded… Continue reading

< class="art-postheader">BP Funds Study on Oil Spill Effects, Attempts to Exert Control over Scientists

BP has set up a $500 million dollar fund to study the effects of the oil spilled during the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. Today, announced that A&M will receive $14.4 million of that $500 million-dollar fund.

Piers Chapman, the head of A&M’s oceanography department says that research will… Continue reading

< class="art-postheader">Macondo Oil Well Spills Again

Knock, knock! Hello? Obama, are you there? Anderson Cooper? Piers Morgan?  The Macondo oil well is spilling again (or perhaps spilling still). Why aren’t you doing anything about it… or even talking about the problem at all? How come the only people who seem to be concerned about… Continue reading

< class="art-postheader">BP Funds Lobbying Group which Aims to Eliminate Federal Safety Regulations on Offshore Drilling

Today’s top story on OilSpill Daily reveals that only a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, BP is funding a lobbying group whose goal is to completely eliminate federal safety regulations on deep water drilling. Read the original story.

As the top funder of this year’s American Legislative… Continue reading

< class="art-postheader">U.S. Gov’t Helps BP Censor Censor Oil Spill Data?

According to Rikki Ott, marine toxicologist, Exxon Valdez survivor, and Huffington Post contributor, BP and the government may be in cahoots to censor data pertaining to the Gulf Oil Disaster. Read it in her own words here.

The way she sees it, BP went into spin mode right off the… Continue reading

< class="art-postheader">U.S. Gov’t Blames Fishermen, Not BP, for Gulf Sea Turtle Deaths

Yep, you read that right. Even though the Gulf of Mexico sea turtle death rate is six times higher than normal in the wake of the BP oil spill, the government is blaming shrimp fishermen. . . not BP. Never mind that these same shrimp fisherman couldn’t even fish… Continue reading