Vacuum pumps, oil-eating bacteria, and hair booms are a few of the ideas for dealing with the Gulf oil spill.
BP is leading the Gulf oil spill cleanup because it has a majority share in the well. Other companies connected to the Deepwater Horizon operation are helping, but not at their own expense – yet.
US Coast Guard has 16 cutter ships near Haiti, in part to send Haitians the message 'don't try to flee.' There's been no sign of any post-earthquake exodus, but a preexisting US 'mass migration plan' is at the ready.