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Stuart Smith reports: "We set off a firestorm Wednesday (August 17) when we reported that oil is rising once again from BP’s Macondo Well. We were informed by multiple, credible sources over the weekend and into Monday that BP had hired a fleet of shrimp boats to contain a slick sweeping across the old Deepwater Horizon site."

This leak near Breton Sound was also spotted by crews flying over the Deepwater Horizon site, 08/19/11. (photo: Gulf Restoration Network)
This leak near Breton Sound was also spotted by crews flying over the Deepwater Horizon site, 08/19/11. (photo: Gulf Restoration Network)

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+12 # Bill Clements 2011-08-22 10:44
The gift that keeps on giving. From a corporation that is clearly not proactive or even honest about something that they should be all over.

Apparently, they think denial is a successful business strategy and don't think this hurts their bottom line. The environment? That's just a secondary concern.
+11 # Kayjay 2011-08-22 11:47
BP's non-stop lying about the scope and impact of their spill, probably won't hurt their precious bottom line. That's because the disaster is long off the front pages of the mainstream media. And the American public has the attention span of a tse tse fly. Sadly our society runs on gas, the cheaper the better.
+8 # noitall 2011-08-22 12:20
Its coming to the surface again! Better dump more chemicals on it. BP needs to realize that water makes a lousy carpet (for sweeping their mistakes, our carnage, under). So did WE (all our experts and 'Leaders') really think that this problem was 'cleaned up'? I don't think they're that stupid but I know they're that BOUGHT.
+6 # cwilheim 2011-08-22 13:23
Here we go again! BP is denying, the Coast Guard is deflecting, and the oil is fouling our waters. What's next? The coastline flora and fauna? I can't wait for the first picture of a pelican covered in oil.
+4 # Valleyboy 2011-08-23 02:26
How much lying and polluting do BP need to do before Americans decide that this corporation is not fit to operate in their country??
0 # xtian2011 2011-08-24 08:24
In addition to ongoing concerns about the environmental effects of the spill, many residents along the gulf are still suffering financially- particularly in light of claim reimbursements being exhausted and a still struggling economy. FYI, the Distress Helpline is an independently-r un crisis hotline that provides support and referrals to anyone in distress: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text 'talkwithus' to 66746. The Helpline runs 24/7 and is staffed by local gulf coast Call Centers.

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