Words are useless to describe my anger.
President Obama: About BP's considerable assets? SEIZE, BABY SEIZE!
Photos that follow are AP.
CNN is reporting right now that for the birds that can be saved and cleaned, they'll be transplanted to Tampa. If they are not captured and cleaned quickly, they die quickly because they can't fly, hunt for food, or breath.
Oh, and Happy Birthday to Anderson Cooper. Your reporting on this disaster has been a gift to us all, painful as it is.
Update [2010-6-4 0:16:16 by Eileen B]:
Please rec this comment byDitch Mitch KY:
Call Congress on Friday (3+ / 0-)
Use the free number to the Congressional switchboard, and ask for the Senate Energy Committee, the House Energy Committee, and any Senator or Representative.
Demand action. Demand that each member of the Committees watch Rachel Maddow's show 6/3. Keep calling and keep thinking of ways to make this story real to all US citizens.
Update [2010-6-4 1:32:30 by Eileen B]:
This PDF report is from the Official Deepwater Horizon Response website.
Consolidated Fish and Wildlife Collection Report
DATE: June 3, 2010
These are the consolidated numbers of collected fish and wildlife that have been reported to the Unified Area Command from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), incident area commands, rehabilitation centers and other authorized sources operating within the Deepwater Horizon/BP incident
Obviously, the source isn't exactly unbiased, but nonetheless it's the only official numbers we have to go by: