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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 07/2010

While Media Is Sandbagged, Is Sand Dumped Over Oil on Grand Isle? (PHOTOS)

| Posted 07.01.2010 | Green

The question of whether or not sand is being dumped on the beaches of Grand Isle to cover up the oil rather than clean it is lighting up the internet.

Unified Command Responds: "Not Burying Oiled Sand"

| Posted 07.04.2010 | Green

If you have alternative technology ideas, want to volunteer in cleanup or if you've spotted oiled wildlife, call Deepwater Horizon Response Unified Command.

With Tar Ball Reports Oil Spill Closes Part of Lake Pontchartrain to Fishing

| Posted 07.05.2010 | Green

Coming during a popular holiday fishing weekend, today's closures are a gut punch to parishes fighting to keep the BP Oil Spill at bay.

No Gulf Seafood? Sign at Taste of Chicago in Bad Taste

| Posted 07.07.2010 | Huffington Post

A news producer in Chicago sent this booth sign to a New Orleans friend writing, "Sorry to say, I snapped this picture at the Taste of Chicago yesterday afternoon."

A Sign of the Times in Generation Gulf

| Posted 07.10.2010 | Green

People have suggested that since the Gulf Coast voted for politicians funded by big oil, it deserves whatever it gets. But writing off a region becomes more difficult if you think about the children breathing in the fumes and drinking the water.

Reversal of Coverage: Coast Guard Drops 65 Foot Rule for Media

| Posted 07.12.2010 | Media

It just became far easier for press to get to the BP response site in Grand Isle. This was our last attempt. National Incident Command...

While We Wait: Deepwater Photos and Video from Sunday Flyover

| Posted 07.19.2010 | Green Producer Dwayne Fatheree has posted a new gallery of photos and video from his Deepwater Horizon site flyover yesterday. He writes t...

If It's Okay, I Prefer Assistant: Sherrod's Unique Position (VIDEO)

| Posted 07.22.2010 | Comedy

This is how I picture Sherrod accepting the unique position offered by the Agriculture Department yesterday.

Deadliest Catch Crew Supports Island Aid in Grand Isle

| Posted 07.25.2010 | Huffington Post

Island Aid was one of those festivals that seemed to come with a live soundtrack to suit whatever was going on. The Deadliest Catch crew members in f...

The Colony: Notes on a Lazy Day in Louisiana

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Comedy

BusinessWeek writes that Louisiana is the laziest state in the union. The article shows a picture of men in caps watching television, so it must be tr...

Tailgate Dat: Historic New Orleans Grocery a Foodie's Dream

| Posted 07.29.2010 | Huffington Post

Hilaire Dubertrand Lanaux III (Trey for short), is walking me through the kitchen of Langensteins grocery store to show where they will be preparing massive amounts of takeout for tailgate parties.


| Posted 07.29.2010 | Politics

Sandra Bullock and a wetlands foundation...

From Burlesque to Jazz, Coastal Benefits Abound in New Orleans

| Posted 07.31.2010 | Impact

If you were in New Orleans and up for two very different benefits, Saturday featured Burlesque for the Bayou for the Coastal Heritage Society of Louis...