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W.H. Open for -- Po' Boy-Related -- Questions

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, August 13 2010

Here's where you go to ask the director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, aka NOAA, whether it's safe to eat Gulf Coast shrimp, oysters, and other sea-borne delicacies put at risk by the BP oil ... Read More

DFA Hits List for "BP Makes Me Sick"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 14 2010

Remember BP Makes Me Sick? The coalition of bloggers, fisher, elected officials, and other folk added another group to the collection this morning. Democracy for America, the outgrowth of the 2004 Dean campaign, emailed ... Read More

Saying "No Mas" to British Petroleum

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 28 2010

The wonder, really, is that it took this long. The "Boycott BP" movement has taken a sudden jump, it seems, more than a month after the initial leak. Democracy for America is leading one part of the push, but ... Read More

BP Undecided on Hitting Web Cam "Off" Switch

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 25 2010

Mother Jones' David Corn reports that Rep. Ed Markey is objecting to BP's decision to kill its live web cam at the moment it attempts to kill the leaking Deepwater Horizon well off the Gulf Coast. But BP is contending, ... Read More

The Case for Outsourcing the BP Video Feed

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 21 2010

FireDogLake's Michael Whitney fleshes out his argument against Rep. Ed Markey's (D-MA) BP live video feed of the Deepwater Horizon leak. Though I'd argue that given Congress' jurisdictional interest here, the takeaway ... Read More