Topic: Gulf Coast Oil Spill
President Obama used his weekly address to announce steps to promote greater domestic oil production and reduce the burden of high gas prices. Republicans say it's not enough.
05/14/2011 01:57 pm
Senate Democrats on Tuesday began enumerating ways to cut the US budget deficit. Tax breaks for oil and gas companies topped their list, as they challenged Republicans to whittle 'subsidies.'
05/10/2011 09:38 pm
Donald Trump, sounding increasingly like a serious presidential candidate, suggests OPEC and a lack of drilling are the causes of high gas prices. He has a multipoint plan.
04/25/2011 05:45 pm
Earth Day was launched 41 years ago today by a US senator who was alarmed by the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill and inspired by the student antiwar movement.
04/22/2011 12:54 pm
BP money is expected to pay for restoration projects, which may include building new fishing piers and oyster reefs, or stabilizing bird sanctuaries with rock barriers
04/22/2011 10:29 am
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
04/21/2011 05:36 pm
One year after the Deepwater Horizon blow-out began the worst oil spill in US history, scientists continue to investigate the effects of the oil and its residues.
04/20/2011 10:49 pm
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The Dow gained about 187 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rising sharply, too
04/20/2011 05:30 pm
Predictions of 'Obama's Katrina,' millions of fish belly up on beaches, and an end to deep-water drilling all came to naught. High gasoline prices now seem more pressing to Americans than the Deepwater Horizon disaster that led to Gulf oil spill.
04/20/2011 05:15 pm