Local officials complain about lack of urgency in the federal Gulf oil spill response. Here are five reasons that the government seems to be dragging its heels.
Up and down the Gulf coast you hear local officials and others complain that they are being ignored in the response to the Gulf oil spill. That must change.
Hurricane Alex, after slamming Belize as a tropical storm Thursday, was declared a hurricane Tuesday evening. New extended hurricane warning rules are meant to give more precise, earlier warnings.
The season’s first tropical weather system is disrupting cleanup efforts and has raised the anxiety level along the Gulf Coast. Where's the emergency storm plan, some officials are asking?
Hurricane Alex (expected to be named) has churned up rough seas and powerful winds enough to halt oil-skimming operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
The effort to contain the Gulf oil spill has had more twists and turns than a mystery novel. This rundown of events so far also shows what is ahead in the struggle to clean up the Gulf of Mexico.
Tropical Storm Alex is expected to turn into a hurricane later Tuesday. Scientists say Tropical Storm Alex could actually be helpful (in one respect).
Tropical storm Alex has created rough seas at the Deepwater Horizon site, potentially delaying until July BP's plans to double oil collection at the well in the Gulf oil spill
BP CEO Tony Hayward is not resigning, according to a company spokeswoman, who denied a Russian news agency report on Monday.
Coast Guard officials are preparing for the possibility that they’ll need to temporarily shut down efforts to deal with the Gulf oil spill as a low-pressure system develops in the western Caribbean.