Tag Archive for BP Oil Spill

BP Vs. TVA

It’s been 19 months since the TVA coal waste spilled in Harriman. I guess it’s a look at comparing disasters. None of them are good, but it’s food for thought about how these two events were man-made. The floods came…

Standing Up To A Bully

Some people like to bitch about things but just do that. When they see something inappropriate or are treated in a way that unkind/unfair, they will passively aggressively snarl about it but they don’t DO anything in changing the situation.…

Clean The Gulf Now!

We’ve written about the oil spill pretty frequently here at Speak to Power. Knoxville blogger Jen McClurg Roth is doing what she can to bring awareness to what’s happening in her native Alabama and the Gulf Coast. From KNS, Jen…

BP’s Lobbying Money

Well, we knew this was happening anyway but to read it again makes me a bit stabby. WASHINGTON (CNNMoney.com) — Even before the April 20 explosion on its rig off the Louisiana coast, BP spent millions of dollars lobbying Washington’s…

Margarita Thursday

Real world things have slapped Steve Ross and I around a bit this week. We’ve been busier than a mayfly in hour 16 of its small little life. And we’ve also probably felt about as much pressure as that same…