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Oil Containment

BP 'Pleased' With New Cap, But No Promises

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - Underpromising with hopes of overdelivering, BP said Sunday that it is making progress on what could prove its most e...

Gulf Oil Spill: First Attempt With Oil Containment Box FAILS, Blobs Of Tar Reach Shore

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and SARAH LARIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO — A novel but risky attempt to use a 100-ton steel-and-concrete box to cover a deepwater oil well gushing toxic crude into...

Two Decisive Moments Coming For Gulf Oil Spill Containment

McClatchy | Mark Seibel | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The battle to contain BP's massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is approaching two critical junctures in coming day...

The Flow from Michael Steele Never Stops

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

As the residue of Steele's remarks starts washing up on beaches nationwide, some top Republicans have suggested hemming Steele in from now until Election Day with miles of sound-absorbent boom.

BP Captured Almost One Million Gallons Of Oil On Sunday From Gulf Leak

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP Plc said on Monday that its oil-capture systems at the massive Gulf of Mexico leak collected or burned off 23,290 barrels (978,180 gallons/3.7 mill...

ENDLESS SUMMER

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - A containment cap was capturing more and more of the crude pouring from a damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, but...

'SNL' Rips BP, Halliburton For Failed Oil Containment (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

With early plans to contain the spill being dubbed "The Top Hat" or "The Junk Shot," it's easy to imagine that the strategies were coming from the min...