Oil Spill Update

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NOAA releases oil trajectory forecasts for the Gulf coastline.

This NY Times article suggests Floridians are mad at their neighbors over the oil spill, and we are now, but less than 2 years ago, we were gagging for it.

Alabama’s getting hit now.

I don’t think anyone on TV has done a better job of getting into this story than Rachel Maddow.

There’s a political tussle developing in Britain as well.

Protests are planned today calling for boycotts against BP. World Naked Bike Ride is in on the action, despite the many problems involved in the practice.


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →