March 2011

This site has been shutdown and rebuilt a few times over the years. Many of the earliest posts have yet to be retrieved and republished. If you are trying to navigate the early years in the archives be sure to click the "tags" on posts to deliver all the materials that were published on the topic because some of them may have been reAdded to the site years later.

Sorry for the mess. Our lives are under construction, the best we can expect is a few Detour Signs along the way. ;~)

United for the Gulf Fest ~ Senator A.G. Crow & Cherri Foytlin

This was a free concert for all fishermen (recreational and commercial), oil workers, clean up workers, concerned citizens, activists and leaders.

In addition, the first ever Gulf Coast Clean Air and Clean Water Awards were given to individuals and groups who have answered the call to stewardship on behalf of our area, ecosystem and people.

Senator Crow explains how our government is now run by corporations and Cherri announces her walk to DC.

http://theroadtowashington.com

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Dr. Wilma Subra: Results of Independent Blood Testing of Gulf Coast Residents Shows Signs of Corexit

Feb 5th Truth Out For the Gulf Forum in New Orleans.  Dr. Wilma Subra presents the results of independent blood testing of Gulf residents for sign of oil/dispersant related toxins.  Her findings, as well as other independent tests, do not concur with the FDA & EPA findings.

this is a segment of Dr. Wilma full Presentation on the health of the gulf ecosystem, including the people.  You'll find the full presentation here.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKkshc-awzs

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Gulf Coast Ecosystem Task Farce Public Breakout Session

This public comment dialogue session went from 6-8pm on a day that started at 8am.  Lisa Jackson and all but 1 of the the Task Force members decided not to attend, decided not to hear the input of the people after telling folks all day how this was going to be a ground up approach and the people's knowledge and expertise was needed.

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Gulf Coast Ecosystem Task Farce: Opening Presentations 2 of 2

part 2 includes the fda / epa stance on the the safety of eating gulf seafood.

Official Proceeding of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force.

This is from the 2nd meeting of the Presidential executive order created Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force.  This will be distributed very raw CSpan style.  After Mardi Gras I'll have time to put it in context with a short wrap up video.

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Gulf Coast Ecosystem Task Farce: Opening Presentations 1 of 2

Official Proceeding of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force.

This is from the 2nd meeting of the Presidential executive order created Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force.  This will be distributed very raw CSpan style.  After Mardi Gras I'll have time to put it in context with a short wrap up video.

Feel free to remix this long form content, linked credit makes it nice, for profit organizations can pay me something, right?  Much higher quality footage available upon request.

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Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Farce: Public Comment Session

Public Comment 1 minute each session.

This is from the 2nd meeting of the Presidential executive order created Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force.  This will be distributed very raw CSpan style.  After Mardi Gras I'll have time to put it in context with a short wrap up video.

Feel free to remix this long form content, linked credit makes it nice, for profit organizations can pay me something, right?  Much higher quality footage available upon request.

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Gulf Coast Restoration Task Force Concentrate - NOLA

On February 28th the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force held public meeting for about 12 hours.  The initial hours were all about government presentations about various aspects of the ecosystem and constant reminders that this process was and will be a bottom up process with the people who are affected and the people who are doing the work steering the cart of recovery.

Most of the people speaking here are representing one of the multitude of non profit organizations that are and have been working on gulf coast restoration for years.

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United for the Gulf Fest ~ Kindra Arnesen's Sound Science

This was a free concert for all fishermen (recreational and commercial), oil workers, clean up workers, concerned citizens, activists and leaders.

In addition, the first ever Gulf Coast Clean Air and Clean Water Awards were given to individuals and groups who have answered the call to stewardship on behalf of our area, ecosystem and people.

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