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  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
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  • Feds: Storms delay drilling for final BP well plug

    Feds: Storms delay drilling for final BP well plug
    An approaching tropical depression forced crews to suspend drilling Tuesday on the final stretch of a relief well aimed at shooting a permanent underground plug into BP's busted oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said the...
  • Tropical Depression Halts Drilling At Gulf Well

    Tropical Depression Halts Drilling At Gulf Well
    Drilling the final feet of a relief well intended to permanently plug the busted BP oil well deep below the Gulf of Mexico will have to wait two to three days as a strengthening tropical depression bears down on the site. BP and Coast Guard officials had...
  • Gulf Leaders Wary Over Wavering On Final Plug

    Gulf Leaders Wary Over Wavering On Final Plug
    With the oil well that had been spewing into the Gulf of Mexico plugged from the top and BP PLC and federal officials pondering whether the final plug, or "bottom kill," is needed, local officials fear national disengagement from what remains a crisis...
  • Decision Expected On Plug For Bp's Broken Oil Well

    Decision Expected On Plug For Bp's Broken Oil Well
    Officials could know by early Friday if BP's broken oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has been sealed for good. An analysis of tests on the well done Thursday was scheduled to be completed within 24 hours, letting the federal government and BP PLC know if...
  • Could Oil Well Be Capped?

    Could Oil Well Be Capped?
    We could learn as early as today if BP's broken oil well is finally sealed. Yesterday, officials conducted tests on the well to determine if it's finally been shut off. Those results typically take 24 hours to come in, and Retired Admiral Thad Allen is...
  • Governor Jindal Joins Coastal Parish Leaders For Meeting With Coast Guard & BP On Transition Plans

    Governor Jindal Joins Coastal Parish Leaders For Meeting With Coast Guard & BP On Transition Plans
    Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined coastal parish presidents to meet with Retired Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen, Coast Guard Admiral Paul Zukunft and BP Vice President Mike Utsler to discuss transition plans for oil spill response efforts. Following...
  • President Obama: Oil Stopped, But Gulf Job Far From Done

    The first family dashed to the Florida Panhandle on Saturday so President Barack Obama could play pitchman - Gulf Coast beaches are clean and open for business - and assure residents his government won't abandon them now that the busted well has stopped...
  • La. Shrimpers Worry About Prices For New Season

    La. Shrimpers Worry About Prices For New Season
    Shrimpers trawling Louisiana waters Monday in the first commercial season since the Gulf disaster don't know what dangers from the massive BP oil spill still lurk and what market there will be for their catch if consumers don't believe the seafood is...
  • La. Shrimpers Reporting Clean 1st Day Catch

    La. Shrimpers Reporting Clean 1st Day Catch
    Commercial shrimpers out for the first season since BP's disastrous spill indicated their catch was plentiful and free of oil, despite a report by scientists that much of the crude remains below the surface of the Gulf. Fishermen spent much of the summer...
  • DHH Reopens Oyster Harvesting Area

    DHH Reopens Oyster Harvesting Area
    State health regulators are reopening an oyster harvesting area after it was determined there was no oil intrusion from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals says the affected area, which has been closed...