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 has made Gulf coast beaches particularly vulnerable. "With this weather, we lost all the progress we made," says scientist.
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.
Sea turtles have washed ashore, due to the Gulf oil spill. Now, US wildlife experts are planning to collect and move sea turtle eggs away from the Gulf, trying to save future generations.
Sen. Robert Byrd, the longest serving U.S. senator in history, changed West Virginia forever. Robert Byrd was named 'West Virginian of the 20th century.'
BP CEO Tony Hayward is not resigning, according to a company spokeswoman, who denied a Russian news agency report on Monday.