Topic: Ken Salazar
A Senate hearing Wednesday looked at the recommendations of the presidential study commissioned after the BP oil spill. The study supports a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling, despite concerns that the pause will further harm the Gulf Coast economy.
06/09/2010 04:12 pm
Democrat Andrew Romanoff said that the White House approached hime about a possible administratio job to discourage him from running for a Senate seat.
06/03/2010 01:10 pm
After the failure of 'top kill,' BP said it will concentrate on containing, not stopping the leak. As failures to stop the BP oil spill mount, the federal government is careful not to promise too much.
05/30/2010 10:23 am
Corporate behavior, drilling methods, regulators’ roles, and the search for oil alternatives all are reexamined in the wake of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
05/28/2010 03:59 pm
Was the government adequately monitoring the drilling by the Deepwater Horizon? Is the government too cozy with the industry it's regulating? Lawmakers of both parties want answers following the Gulf oil spill.
05/27/2010 08:34 pm
Even after the leaking well is permanently sealed, the Deepwater Horizon drama won't be anywhere near over. Just in Thursday's BP oil spill update, the MMS director is out, the spill is resized, and hearings proliferate on Capitol Hill.
05/27/2010 06:52 pm
President Obama announced a series of new steps to deal with the aftermath of the spill.
05/27/2010 03:12 pm
The Exxon Valdez disaster caused 11 million gallons of oil to leak into Prince William sound. BP's Gulf oil spill may have leaked 39 million gallons into the Gulf of Mexico.
05/27/2010 02:10 pm
Lawmakers are looking at how to reform the Minerals Management Service (MMS), which oversees offshore drilling. Reports before and after the Gulf oil spill show it is deeply intertwined with Big Oil.
05/26/2010 09:03 pm
The BP live video feed of the underwater leak will continue to stream during the 'top kill' maneuver, after pressure from Washington. But what you see in the moment may not mean much, BP warns.
05/26/2010 01:41 pm