Articles Tagged 'Deepwater Horizon'
As BP works to cap current leak, Obama eyes how to stop future spills
(CNN) — President Obama will meet Tuesday with the heads of a new commission created to investigate how to prevent future oil spills like the devastating leak from BP’s Gulf of Mexico well.
White House aides said Obama will make public comments after meeting with former Sen. Bob Graham of Florida and former Environmental Protection Agency administrator William Reilly. The… READ MORE
BP to retry spill ‘containment’
By David Eldridge, The Washington Times
Unsuccessful in its latest bid to plug the oil leak off the Louisiana coast, BP on Sunday announced a… READ MORE
Next Steps to Confront the Big Spill(CBS) BP said last evening that its so-called “Top Kill” operation failed to stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.Â Don Teague has
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Oil self-regulates around globe
By KARL RITTER and IAN MacDOUGALL The Associated Press
Thursday, May 20, 2010; 7:02 AM
Across the globe, industry-driven regulation is the norm, not the exception – and critics are calling for a re-examination of a system that puts crucial safety decisions into the hands of corporations motivated by profit.
An Associated Press investigation shows other nations harvesting oil and… READ MORE
OBAMA ADMIN GAVE RIG ‘SAFETY AWARD’ LAST YEARBy JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES â€“ The federal agency responsible for ensuring that theDeepwater HorizonÂ was operating safely before it exploded last… READ MORE