Topic: Exxon Valdez
Prices jump for oil-containment booms, as communities scramble to protect their coastlines from the approaching slick from the Gulf oil spill. Moreover, booms are effective only in certain conditions, experts say.
05/05/2010 02:22 pm
The BP oil spill will cost an estimated $12.5 billion or more. BP announced Monday it will pay for all cleanup costs in the Gulf of Mexico.
05/03/2010 05:16 pm
Experts say the brunt of criticism for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico should fall on BP, the British oil giant. But President Obama's decision to visit the area soon is an indicator of potential political fall-out from what some say was a slow federal response.
05/01/2010 10:56 am
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
Despite BP's efforts, only a small percentage of the oil from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will be cleaned up, say experts.
04/30/2010 08:16 pm
President Obama's plan to open new swaths of coastline to offshore drilling is being questioned anew in light of the potentially disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Politics of the pending climate-energy bill may be affected, too.
04/30/2010 07:12 pm
The firm is spending about $6 million a day to contain the oil spill. Gulf of Mexico expenses associated with the oil rig explosion could eventually cost BP more than $3 billion.
04/30/2010 05:08 pm
Five years after hurricane Katrina, Gulf Coast residents see in the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico oil spill another example of the government failing to protect the land and the people.
04/30/2010 03:01 pm
The US military has joined the effort to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It's been declared an event of 'national significance,' meaning more resources will be available.
04/29/2010 03:03 pm
The oil spill that resulted from the explosion and sinking of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico last week is becoming more worrying as it continues to spread and efforts at stemming the flow of the leaking oil are being met with difficulties.
04/28/2010 03:28 pm