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.


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.