Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday August 27, 2011 5:00 am

Living in tornado alley, we out here in Heat Dome Spectacular are always a bit ahead of what we can have thrown at us. While I’m sure hopeful you have some of the necessaries like a few days’ stocks of water and non-perishable food, when all of the emergency services start suggesting we get a fresh battery for the flashlight, it’s time to check on the kit and on the gas in the car. Incidentally, it’s not all about bottled water, you can fill the bathtub and/or a many gallon container for all purposes. Sanitation is a very nice thing.


Regional Oil Spill Response Plan – What BP Knew Might Happen

By: Monday June 7, 2010 8:05 am

Next time BP whines about “who could have known?” the answer is: they could have, and they did.

BP and MMS Agree: “Seals, Sea Otters, and Walruses” Live in Gulf of Mexico

By: Wednesday May 19, 2010 3:00 pm

In its emergency plans in the event of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP made clear it knows how to save “seals, sea otters, and walruses” in the Gulf waters. The only problem is, no such animals live in the Gulf.

Indeed, it appears BP literally copied and pasted emergency response plans to apply to any spill in the world, regardless of the reality of the local ecosystems. While “seals, sea otters, and walruses” are a concern for oil spills in colder waters, there are none of those animals in the Gulf.

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