Last night on Countdown, Keith Olbermann credited Firedoglake’s report yesterday on a government powerpoint presentation, written by Scarecrow. Our report focused on a 2001 report on joint government and oil industry field tests that showed a deepwater blowout would create giant underwater oil plumes – something the government denies exist in the Gulf today.

Watch it:

Read our report on the underwater oil plumes here, and thanks to Scarecrow for the analysis and Marcy and her commenter for the find.

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Michael Whitney

Michael Whitney

My name is Michael Whitney. I'm a progressive online organizer working with FDL Action. Rush Limbaugh called me "clueless" once. He went into rehab two days later.

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