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Mississippi Barrier Islands Attacked by Oil Slick

Posted by feww on June 30, 2010

Mississippi Barrier Islands and Gulf Coast Satellite Images


Petit Bois Island is 10 km (6 miles) long and is  is one of 7 barrier islands included in the Gulf Islands National Seashore.
“As of June 27, 2010, the entire gulf-facing beachfront of several barrier islands in eastern Mississippi (offshore of Pascagoula) had received a designation of at least “lightly oiled” by the interagency Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Team that is responding to the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. A few small stretches of Petit Bois Island had been labeled heavily or moderately oiled.” Image acquired by ALI on NASA’s EO-1 satellite on June 26, 2010. Source: NASA E/O. Click image to enlarge. Download large image (3 MB, JPEG)

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Oil from a BP Plc spill in the Gulf of Mexico washed ashore at one of the largest tourist beaches in Mississippi on Monday, forcing tourists to pack their bags and evacuate the shore.

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Oil Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico – Satellite Images

Posted by feww on June 13, 2010

BP CHAIRMAN: NO COMMENT!

Mr Carl-Henric Svanberg, How Can You Say NO COMMENT?


ASTER on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this false-color image of the Mississippi Delta and nearby polluted water on June 10, 2010. Vegetation is red and water appears i n shades of white and blue. Source: NASA E/O. Click image to enlarge. Download large image (3 MB, JPEG)


MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image on June 10, 2010. The oil slick appears as shades of gray. Source: NASA E/O. Click image to enlarge. Download large image (3 MB, JPEG)

BP Chairman Carl-Henric [NO COMMENT] Svanberg


Carl-Henric [happy we did it over there, not over here] Svanberg is to meet Barack [action figure] Obama and rest of  the White House Action Comedy Gang. Image: AFP. Image may be subject to copyright.

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