Tag Archives: Florida – Gulf Oil Spill

The Gulf Between Us — Terry Tempest Williams

This week marks six months since the Macondo well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. Author Terry Tempest Williams traveled along the Gulf Coast for Orion, and as she listened to people’s stories she came to realize that this tragedy belongs to us all….


Dumb headline of the day:

U.S. oil spill waters contain carcinogens often linked to oil spills.

Coincidence? I think not.

Scammers Try Every Which Way To Exploit BP Oil Leak

Scammers Try Every Which Way To Exploit BP Oil Leak

As we warn on the Scambusters home page, crooks have unleashed a tidal wave of scams to cash in on the BP oil leak.

In this issue, we identify the range of tricks, from investment scams and phony jobs, to bogus fund-raising and financial support.