02 May '11, 8am

BP Oil Spill: How to Make an Environmental Disaster Disappear

BP Oil Spill: How to Make an Environmental Disaster Disappear

I seem to be in an unspoken race with family, friends, and colleagues to be the “first to know” about everything. Subscribe to TweetDeck and a feed reader and watch our complicated world unfold 155 characters at a time. When you see your acquaintances, impress them with your awareness of what’s trending—an uprising in the middle east , the rediscovered prowess of honey badgers , or green bean casserole . Substantive or not, just stay on top of the trends. Wait, what was that about an environmental disaster? I know, sarcasm is a terrible teacher, and I’m in no position to lecture. I realized today after catching up on a year of recovery from the BP Oil Spill that I have been playing this news game at the expense of taking intentional dives into issues that I care about. In April 2010, I spent time looking for information on the spill at NOAA, the National Estuary Programs, ...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/bp-oil-spill-environm...

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