Posts Tagged ‘Plaquemines Parish’

250 Times

06Jul10

Careful not to respond too rashly, the Obama administration is now experimenting with a super-skimmer known as “A Whale” to see if it can be helpful in sucking oil out of the gulf. Environmental bureaucrats are testing to see if they’re comfortable with the quality of the water the ship spits back into the ocean. […]


Don’t Ask

03Jul10

First, the government blocks cleanup crews from helping clean the Gulf. Now, they’re blocking the media from covering the cleanup. The Coast Guard has put new restrictions in place across the Gulf Coast that prevent the public – including news photographers and reporters covering the BP oil spill – from coming within 65 feet of […]


30 Second Cure

01Jul10

Now that the White House has the Gulf situation fully under control, let’s check in with Billy Nungesser and see how much easier life is as his Louisiana Parish fights the flow. Biden used his short visit to appear on camera with other politicians and eat seafood. Amazingly, Biden refused to meet with Plaquemines Parish […]


Billy Nungesser is one of the heroes in the Gulf. The president is not. Billy Nungesser, the president of Plaquemines Parish whose frustrations about the federal government response have been featured prominently on TV in the past few weeks, told ABC News that in the private meeting the president had with local leaders here today, President […]