Or hungry to learn the worst?
Where to go to understand the unfolding catastrophe.THE TYEE
June 2, 2010
debts mounting, this fisherman wipes a tear from his cheek.
Here are ten web sites worth bookmarking for regular reference.
BP: Gulf of Mexico Response: Not as current as one would like (on Monday afternoon, the most recent update was from May 28), but they're literally on the scene.
NOAA: Office of Response and Restoration: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is tracking the spill and its impact.
Deepwater Horizon Response: This is "the official site of the Deepwater Horizon Unified Command," and it's cranking out a lot of information.
EPA Response to BP Spill in the Gulf of Mexico: The Environmental Protection Agency is really slow to update, but the data on air, water and sediment contamination are important.
Emergency.Louisiana.gov is updating frequently and well.
Its May 31 Report on Oil Sighting throughout Coastal Louisiana gives us the least appetizing new term of 2010: "tar patties."
Sea Grant: Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico: Sea Grant is a consortium of universities in the Gulf states, and provides dozens of links to other sites.
Speaking of blogs, two are covering the spill with some technical expertise.The Oil Drumseal off leaking and burning wells with nuclear weapons? gathers news from all over and adds analysis from a "peak oil" point of view. Who knew the Soviets used to
A few more sites:
Tories rewriting safety regs with no input from their own expert panel, says member.