Like a giant industrial strength washing machine, the Gulf of Mexico will clean up most of the BP oil spill by itself, as it has other big spills. But environmental resilience has its limits.
07/13/2010 08:52 pm
A Taiwanese shipping mogul will showcase his 1,100-foot A Whale super-skimmer for BP and the White House this weekend, potentially bolstering a chief weakness in the Gulf oil spill cleanup: skimming capacity.
07/02/2010 05:23 pm
Hundreds of beachgoers told health officials they felt unwell after swimming last week at oil spill-affected Pensacola Beach, Fla. Scientists cite many unknowns about the safety of swimming and working around the spill.
07/01/2010 04:16 pm
Cancellations rates have reached 80 percent at vacation properties along some parts of the Gulf Coast, including Pensacola Beach, due to the BP oil spill. Summer just isn't the same if you can't go in the water, tourists say.
06/23/2010 04:54 pm
Tar balls washed up along at least eight miles of Pensacola Beach Tuesday night. The invasion means that the intensity and scope of efforts to deal with the Gulf oil spill in this state will probably change.
06/23/2010 01:24 pm
BP CEO Tony Hayward spent part of his Saturday at a yacht race in England while some in U.S. have seen their livelihoods ruined by the massive two-month oil spill.
06/19/2010 05:58 pm
Travel insurance is good for natural disasters but will not cover the BP oil spill because it is manmade.
06/19/2010 11:59 am
World War II MIAs: Researcher says he has ID'd seven soldiers missing in action from WW II.
06/16/2010 01:09 pm
President Obama will address many audiences in his Oval Office speech tonight – from Gulf Coast residents to BP to Congress. His goal is to show that he has a handle on the Gulf oil spill.
06/15/2010 05:24 pm