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BP, Coast Guard, Law Enforcement Block Reporting on Spill

June 11, 2010 by Source
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By Jeremy W. Peters / The New York Times/ June 10, 2010

A pilot wanted to take a photographer from The Times-Picayune of New Orleans to snap photographs of the oil slicks blackening the water. The response from a BP contractor who answered the phone late last month at the command center was swift and absolute: Permission denied.

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BP Tries to Block Photos of Dead Wildlife

June 8, 2010 by Source
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For animal lovers, one of the most heartbreaking aspects of the Gulf spill is the oil-drenched wildlife washing up on shore. If you’re too horrified to look at any photos, you’re in luck — BP doesn’t want you to see them.

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Protest Today Against BP at Sports Arena ARCO Station

June 8, 2010 by Frank Gormlie
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Today at 6pm, there will be a local protest against BP (British Petroleum) – the giant oil company responsible for the current catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. The protest will be at the ARCO station just in front of the Sports Arena, at 3580 Sports Arena Blvd. ARCO is owned by BP.

June 8th is World Ocean Day, so the event organizers wanted to hold an action in conjunction with like-minded activists the world over. Apparently the local event is being organized by HuffPost Green readers, who are being asked to brainstorm and take action for helping with the oil spill.

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It’s the Oil, stupid!

July 11, 2008 by Staff

By Noam Chomsky / July 8, 2008 The deal just taking shape between Iraq’s Oil Ministry and four Western oil companies raises critical questions about the nature of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq – questions that should certainly be addressed by presidential candidates and seriously discussed in the United States, and of course […]

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BIG OIL – 4,000 Americans Died For Them

April 3, 2008 by Frank Gormlie

Top Oil Execs to Congress on Their Record $123 Billion Profits: ‘We feel your pain, but don’t blame us!’ Ten days after US military deaths in Iraq reached 4,000, the top executives of the five largest oil and gas companies appeared before Congress. It was Tuesday, April 1st – April Fools’ Day – and they […]

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