National (U.S.)

"U-Va. Urged To Fight Subpoena of Climate Scientist's Documents"

"Academics from across the country are rallying against a subpoena issued by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II seeking documents related to the work of a former University of Virginia climate scientist, even as the university says it is preparing to comply with Cuccinelli's request."

Source: Wash Post, 05/10/2010

"Feds Let BP Avoid Filing Blowout Plan for Gulf Rig"

"Petrochemical giant BP didn't file a plan to specifically handle a major oil spill from an uncontrolled blowout at its Deepwater Horizon project because the federal agency that regulates offshore rigs changed its rules two years ago to exempt certain projects in the central Gulf region, according to an Associated Press review of official records."

Source: AP, 05/07/2010

"Oil From Gulf of Mexico Spill Reaches Chandeleur Island Chain"

"Orange-colored oil from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has washed up on the western side of North Island, the northernmost sliver of the Chandeleur and Breton Island chain, and officials with BP and federal and state agency say they have drafted a strategy to begin cleaning it up."

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 05/07/2010


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