I called BP’s environmental hotline last evening, telling the woman who answered the phone call that I was hearing a rumbling noise that I have never heard before coming seemingly from BP Refinery, and the flares were going off and on, and it looked like it was some operation or something that is not normally going on at BP. Continue reading
Wed, Mar 09, 2016, 10:20 pm David Camp
The Portland-Montreal pipeline was opened in 1941 to carry mostly Venezuelan crude offloaded from freighters in South Portland, Maine, to refineries in Montreal.
Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 4:01 am Ralph Schwartz
Combined, Chiara D’Angelo and Matt Fuller spent 88 hours last spring on the anchor chain of the Arctic Challenger. Continue reading
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Matt Petryni
Xwot’qom is a Coast Salish word (translated roughly as “noisy water”) from which Whatcom County takes its name. One perhaps better translated as “turbulent,” or “troubled water,” for it means the same thing but somehow more accurately describes the place we call home. […]
Fri, Dec 25, 2015, 10:31 am John Servais
Merry Christmas and Seasons’ Greetings. The Grinch has left the building. We can all breath a bit easier.
Here is a quote from my first book:
“In 2008, oil prices reached 7.5% of GDP in the US and triggered a major demand reduction. In 2010, Deutsche Bank predicted the next oil shock will come at 6.5% of GDP, which reflects their assessment of an increasing sensitivity to oil prices. As I write this in 2012, the price of oil is approximately 5% of US GDP.”