The next-door DDIII is in position and waiting for orders to bottom kill. DDII is backup rig.
Inside the ROV-operating room.
The drill shack right outside the column would be the first thing engulfed in flames if shit got ill.
Welcome to the Transocean/#BP Development Driller II.
Pics from the relief-well rig: we took a $21 million helicopter.
Grand Isle has a new sign, to complement its new #oilspill identity - and wildlife species!
What do oil cleanup workers do on Sat night? Watch female oil wrestling!
Grand Isle potato salad, made special by @rahblah's mom just for me and @thecajunboy
Only Jefferson Parish would have a pirate on its fire dept insignia
These donated baby shoes "are great, but we really need diapers and school supplies."
Outside, baseball and slip n slide. Inside, moms grab donated clothes and cleaning supplies.
This #oilspill commission also comes with protesters.
Jeez. Protest signs have gotten more violent since last time I was in Grand Isle.
My highly scientific study of Louisiana rainwater is clean, @kate_sheppard. Looks way better than the air smells.
Blehhh, and we had to paddle downwind of this rotting dead cow.
You can buy these "Thanks Obama"/oil-dripping pelican shirts at the mall
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