Police: "BP Doesn't Want People Filming"

"Last week, Drew Wheelan, the conservation coordinator for the American Birding Association, was filming himself across the street from the BP building/Deepwater Horizon response command in Houma, Louisiana. As he explained to me, he was standing in a field that did not belong to the oil company when a police officer approached him and asked him for ID and 'strongly suggest[ed]' that he get lost since 'BP doesn't want people filming'"

Mac McClelland reports for Mother Jones June 22, 2010.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010