Topic: Gulf of Mexico
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 and government officials said Wednesday that their next attempt to stop the Gulf oil spill – the so-called 'top kill' – is scheduled to start Sunday. If it doesn't work, there are few promising short-term alternatives.
05/19/2010 09:20 pm
BP says its only priority is to shut down the Macondo well responsible for the Gulf oil spill. But industry experts say BP could still try to get oil from the well in the future.
05/19/2010 07:35 pm
Offshore drilling was banned for decades after a 1969 spill off the Santa Barbara coast. If the same happens after the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil prices could shoot through the roof.
05/19/2010 01:42 pm
The US Coast Guard released a report Wednesday that says tar balls that have washed up on Florida beaches are not a result of the BP oil spill.
05/19/2010 01:34 pm
The Gushing oil well could cause damage from Louisiana to the Florida Keys
05/19/2010 11:06 am
The oil spill puts Louisiana's brown pelican at particular risk because it dives beneath the water's surface to forage.
05/19/2010 09:16 am
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Senator Barbara Boxer of California, along with other Senate Democrats, wants the US Justice Department to begin a criminal investigation of the Gulf oil spill off the coast of Louisiana.
05/18/2010 04:02 pm
BP says its siphon is collecting one-fifth of the oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. But questions linger over BP's use of underwater dispersants in the Gulf oil spill.
05/17/2010 09:56 pm