To environmentalists, the lifting of the deep-water drilling moratorium Tuesday comes too soon. To the industry, it is seen as the beginning of a new era of uncertainty.
Some experts wonder how 'independent' BP's grants for Gulf oil spill research on ecosystem damage and recovery will be. But so far, it looks like the money comes with no strings attached.
The EPA has released an economic analysis of the climate-energy bill that could give the legislation a boost.