Topic: Bobby Jindal
President Obama is facing a critical test of his political philosophy: If the federal government can do so much, why can’t it stop the slow-motion Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf?
05/29/2010 11:41 am
With Obama in Louisiana Friday to assess the response to the BP oil spill, residents have strong views about what needs to happen next. But their ideas can conflict, and expectations are low.
05/28/2010 10:38 am
Lambasting BP and the Coast Guard as unresponsive, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to build a wall of sand to prevent the BP oil spill from coming ashore. It's not clear whether he has the authority to adopt such a plan or whether it would even work.
05/24/2010 11:06 pm
Deepwater drilling and Louisiana are synonymous. Despite the BP oil spill, the industry is still seen as delivering lifeblood.
05/24/2010 02:15 pm
BP admits that more oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is spilling into the Gulf of Mexico than was previously estimated.
05/20/2010 03:45 pm
BP has been roundly criticized by federal and state officials for its oil spill cleanup efforts. But one local official points to signs of progress and cooperation.
05/04/2010 09:21 am
The BP plan is to pay fishermen to deploy booms from their own boats. Fisherman want to help combat the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but a liability form is causing widespread confusion.
05/03/2010 10:05 am
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is drafting his own plan with parish leaders to combat the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The goal is to build a 'second line of defense' to protect vital wetlands.
05/02/2010 12:31 pm
Over the years, the Pentagon has played an increasing role in disaster assistance, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is no exception. Is it too much when the US military is fighting two wars?
04/30/2010 08:30 pm