Whether it's fish and shrimp or oil and gas, working on the water is a way of life for many people. But that life could change now with the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
05/01/2010 02:59 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
Oil company BP is paying local watermen to ferry trained workers deploying booms to help contain the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
04/30/2010 08:54 pm
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
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
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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
Scientists are investigating why endangered sea turtles are washing up on the Gulf Coast.
04/30/2010 12:47 pm
On average, drivers are paying $2.88 a gallon at the gas pump. Gas prices are expected to continue rising because of high oil prices.
04/29/2010 08:07 pm
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