Offshore oil rigs will be able to begin deep water drilling again, as the Obama administration has lifted the moratorium on the practice, set in place after the Gulf oil spill. The Secretary of the Interior said new safety regulations are now in place on offshore oil rigs that would greatly diminish the chance of another spill.
Louisiana residents are relieved that no more oil is spewing and that a 'bottom kill' to seal the well will begin soon. But they are also worried, about BP's commitment to a full cleanup and a report that most of the oil is gone.
Gulf oil cap could finally stop crude from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico nearly three months into the crisis.
Criticism of Obama for his handling of the Gulf oil spill, though still muted, sounds much like that of President Bush after Katrina.
Local officials complain about lack of urgency in the federal Gulf oil spill response. Here are five reasons that the government seems to be dragging its heels.
Up and down the Gulf coast you hear local officials and others complain that they are being ignored in the response to the Gulf oil spill. That must change.
Vacuum pumps, oil-eating bacteria, and hair booms are a few of the ideas for dealing with the Gulf oil spill.