A BP shareholder from the United States is suing company executives over ignoring safety issues prior to the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent Gulf oil spill.
Many Vietnamese and Cambodia fishermen are without work now because of the BP oil spill, and some still feel the effects of Hurricane Katrina. BP is trying to help, but there's a language barrier.
As efforts continue to stop the flow from the BP oil spill, areas used for recreation and fishing are being closed to public access. It's a blow to recreational and commercial fishing businesses.
The massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is preventing NASA from transporting a Space Shuttle fuel tank from Louisiana to Florida.
State attorneys general, commercial fishing organizations, and environmental groups are pressing BP to provide more information on the cause of the massive Gulf oil spill.
The drive for volunteers to help with the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is focusing almost exclusively on local residents. They need the work (which is sometimes paid) and housing people from other parts of the country is complicated and expensive for relief groups.
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.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has already led to a 10-day shutdown of fishing off parts of the Louisiana coast. New Orleans restaurants are coping, but they're also planning for worse to come.
The BP plan is to pay fishermen to deploy booms from their own boats. Fisherman want to help combat the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but a liability form is causing widespread confusion.
Official estimates for the flow of oil out of the Deepwater Horizon well may be just a drop in the bucket. Critics call for release of worst-case scenario data to describe the oil spill disaster.