Topic: U.S. Coast Guard
US citizens want the spill contained, everything cleaned up and damages paid — no matter how much it costs BP’s shareholders.
06/15/2010 12:10 pm
BP oil spill: Obama said BP appeared ready to meet his demand for a multibillion-dollar, independently-run damage fund.
06/14/2010 03:23 pm
BP has legal duties to repay its creditors and to maximize the share prices of its stockholders. Its duties to the United States are still vague and unknown.
06/14/2010 10:22 am
The Obama administration has told BP that it has until Sunday night to come up with better plans to contain the leak in the Gulf oil spill. But BP has ignored at least one ultimatum already.
06/13/2010 09:36 am
Sebastian Junger's nonfiction account of the lives and deaths of the six-man crew of the Andrea Gail serves as an homage to the awesome power of weather.
06/13/2010 07:35 am
There’s been an improvisational tone to the White House response to the BP oil spill. But given the magnitude of the disaster, that may have been inevitable.
06/11/2010 07:06 pm
Louisiana government officials said Thursday that much of the containment boom deployed along the Gulf Coast is proving ineffective in BP oil spill cleanup efforts.
06/11/2010 05:12 pm
Money is talking loudly to BP, even without President Obama’s recent threat to 'kick' the company’s backside. The financial imperative is visible in BP's stock price, which has fallen by roughly half.
06/10/2010 09:22 pm
The BP oil spill relief effort lacks a clear command-and-control structure, senators said at a hearing Friday. Some suggest that greater Pentagon involvement would help.
06/10/2010 04:46 pm
BP's gulf oil spill response plan lists the walrus as a local species. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is furious.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is angry and frustrated at BP's 2009 response plan for a Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which lists walruses, sea otters, sea lions, and seals as 'sensitive biological resources' and names a man who died in 2005 as a national wildlife expert.
06/09/2010 07:19 pm