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Satellite Surveillance for Disaster Aid @DeutscheWelle

I’ll never forget the first time I spotted John Amoss at Sky Truth posting satellite photos which contradicted the initial press reports of the size of the BP Oilspill Disaster. I quickly contacted him and became blogging pals, reposting everything they posted, contacting him with questions –which he always answered. SkyTruth taught its readers how…


Has Big Oil & Gas’ Undeclared Liabilities Undermined Confidence in the Industry? ~Dr. Ezra Boyd, DisasterMap.net

Recently, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, a small flood protection board for the New Orleans area filed a lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies that they allege caused damage to the region’s coastal wetlands and hence contributed significantly to the cost of managing flood risk for their jurisdiction.  The industry responded with their…


More massive tar mats from BP oil spill discovered on Louisiana beaches ~Bob Marshall, The Lens

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster was just a month old and BP’s crude oil was still gushing from the Gulf floor when state officials began to grasp the true scope of the insult to Louisiana’s coast: Beaches, estuaries and wetlands would be under assault for decades. “I’ve been told by the ocean experts this stuff…