May 3, 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Information and Links

9:23 am in BP oil disaster, Energy by marymccurnin

What decision can you make today to lesser your consumption of oil?

Here are links for May3, 2010 to news, wildlife rescue, state and federal sites, volunteer sites and others. I will update them as the information becomes available. Any information or links are appreciated. Thanks to everyone who provided links. Please keep them coming. There is some overlap between the catagories.

Chemicals at source reducing amount of oil spill reaching surface of Gulf, BP CEO says

What does this really mean? Is this just another poison? Will it help or hurt? And have you heard? British Petroleum in not responsible for the spill but they will clean it up. …..Expletive!

ProPublica journalism in the public interest

Chemicals Meant To Break Up BP Oil Spill Present New Environmental Concerns

News Updates:

Gulf Restoration Network

Skytruth Pensacola FL Biloxi/Gulfport MS Mobile AL
New York Times

Links to Activism:


Links to Volunteer or Work:

Wetlands International
Volunteer Florida
Volunteer Louisinana
Pascagoula River Audubon Center
Mobile Bay National Estuary Program
Coalition To Restore Coastal Louisiana

Links to Help Rescue Wildlife:

Florida Shorebird Alliance
The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies
Oiled Wildlife Care Network Blog-U.C. Davis This is information from the front lines in LA.
Tri State Bird Rescue and Research
IBRRC International Bird Rescue Research Center
Facebook/Louisiana Dept of Wildlife and Fisheries
California Department of Fish and Game, Office of Spill Prevention and Response
Wildlife Health Center, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Federal, State, Information, Fact, Sites:

Volunteer Florida
Volunteer Louisinana
LA Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Projected Trajectory
U.S.Coast Guard District 8 Flicker Site

Deepwater Horzon Incident Site
NOAA Environmental Modeling Center
Environmental Economics Blog
Environmental and Urban Economics Blog
Twitter Oil Spill

Health Related Concerns:

Poison Control Center

Hazwoper Certification:

(Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response)

There are many places across the country to take this course.

National Environmental Trainers, Inc. Martinez, GA
Safety Council Baton Rouge, Addis, Gonzales, LA
MSU/Safety andEnvironmental Training Courses MS
Osha Compliance Safety Training Folsom, CA


British Petroleum Site (cringe)