The BP oil spill has cost the company almost $150 million and counting in compensation for damages to Gulf Coast workers and businesses. But replacing millions in undocumented income from the tourist-driven Gulf economy may prove impossible.
The season’s first tropical weather system is disrupting cleanup efforts and has raised the anxiety level along the Gulf Coast. Where's the emergency storm plan, some officials are asking?
Film star Kevin Costner and his scientist brother are promoting a new technology they say could separate oil from water as part of the effort to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf. BP officials agree to test the system.