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  • Plaquemines leader: Allen not getting the job done

    Plaquemines leader: Allen not getting the job done
    Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the federal point man in the response to the Gulf oil spill, should be replaced, the leader of one of Louisiana's most oil-impacted parishes said Wednesday. "He's not the right man for the job," said Plaquemines Parish...
  • Some oil spill events on Wednesday, June 16, 2010

    Some oil spill events on Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    A summary of events on Wednesday, June 16, Day 57 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and...
  • AP FACT CHECK: Obama Left Blanks In Oil Spill Speech

    AP FACT CHECK: Obama Left Blanks In Oil Spill Speech
    EDITOR'S NOTE - An occasional look at assertions by public officials and how well they adhere to the facts. In assuring Americans that BP won't control the compensation fund for Gulf oil spill recovery, President Barack Obama failed to mention that the...
  • Obama Tours Pensacola Beach On Day 2 Of Gulf Visit

    Obama Tours Pensacola Beach On Day 2 Of Gulf Visit
    President Barack Obama is visiting Florida's Pensacola Beach on the second day of a tour of Gulf states affected by the massive BP oil spill. Obama strolled the beach Tuesday morning with Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, who...
  • BP Deploys Deep Sea Sensors To Better Measure Spill

    BP Deploys Deep Sea Sensors To Better Measure Spill
    BP mounted a more aggressive response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday as it started deploying undersea sensors to better measure the ferocious flow of crude while drawing up new plans to meet a government demand that it speed up the...
  • June 11th Oil Spill Update

    A summary of events on Friday, June 11, Day 52 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and...
  • Spill oil to seep into supply chain as BP sells it

    Spill oil to seep into supply chain as BP sells it
    Oil from the nation's worst spill could soon end up at gas stations, construction sites and even grocery stores once BP sells the crude taken from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico to raise money for wildlife protection. Energy giant BP PLC announced...
  • Sensors deployed to better track oil spill in Gulf

    Sensors deployed to better track oil spill in Gulf
    Undersea sensors were deployed to a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday in an effort to better track the amount of oil gushing into the sea as pressure mounted on BP to create special accounts that would set aside billions of dollars to pay...
  • BP Shares Bounce Back In London Trading

    BP Shares Bounce Back In London Trading
    Shares in BP PLC opened higher in London on Friday, a day after a sharp drop linked to the company's difficulties with an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico was reversed in New York. BP shares were up 4 percent at 380.2 pence in the first hour of trading on...
  • Admiral Allen In Hot Seat Over Spill

    Admiral Allen In Hot Seat Over Spill
    The oil spoiling the teeming marshes and white-sand beaches of the Gulf Coast is also threatening the pristine image of the burly, take-charge leader who has become the federal government's go-to guy in a disaster. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, one of the...
  • Red Tape Vexes Gulf Residents Seeking BP Payments

    Red Tape Vexes Gulf Residents Seeking BP Payments
    The reefs that David Walter makes for anglers to drop into the Gulf of Mexico are fake, but his frustration as he tries to win compensation from BP for lost income is real. State regulators stopped issuing permits for the reefs on May 4 because of the...