Orange Beach, AL

Near my hometown of Pensacola, this photo of Orange Beach, Alabama:  what once was crytstal clear, slightly blue/green water — so clear you can see your toes on the white sandy bottom. Now, ruined — probably forever. (Click to enlarge.) Drill baby, drill! Source:  The Guardian… Continue reading

America’s Chernobyl

  “I don’t think I’m overstating the case by saying this is America’s Chernobyl.” —Louie Miller, Mississippi state director, Sierra Club, at a news conference on May 1, 2010, in Gulfport, Mississippi. Not overstating it?  Indeed! But, unless you live on the Gulf Coast, as does my extended family, unless you know people who will lose everything because their livelihood.… Continue reading