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Loop Current poses oil-spill threat to Atlantic

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Now that the giant oil slick in the Gulf appears to be entering a Loop Current likely to carry polluted water to the Atlantic, the world has learned that offshore spills pose widespread threats far beyond a damaged well. The consequences could shape future decisions on whether to expand drilling into new areas of the Gulf and other waters. The current spill near Louisiana poses a danger to the Florida Keys, the southeast coast from Miami to West Palm Beach…

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral poltics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the invitation…

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host a fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral politics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the…

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