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Oil Spill Cap

The Gulf Waits: Oil Is Plugged, But For How Long?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - The Gulf Coast found itself in an odd moment of limbo Saturday: The oil has been stopped, but no one knows if it's co...

BP Begins Testing New Cap Over Gulf Oil Leak

By TOM BREEN and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- BP allayed last-minute government fears of making the disaster worse and started trying to slowly choke off the flow of oil into t...

STUNNING SETBACK: BP Freezes Work On Two Key Projects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP froze activity on two key projects Wednesday meant to choke off the flow of oil billowing from its broken well in the Gulf of Me...

BP Gets Go Ahead To Resume Well Capping After Day Of Delays

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: 5:54 PM ET After meeting with government officials and assuring them of the safety of the next steps of the oil leak cap, BP has the go ahead...

BP Tests New Cap: Will It Stop This Leak?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a potentially pivotal moment in the Gulf crisis, BP planned to begin closing valves Tuesday in a slow and methodical process th...

Stewart Takes On EVERYTHING: Mocks Rekers's Rentboy Romp, BP, Greece, And More (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

While it was tempting to just discuss the fact that Roland Martin inexplicably wore an ascot on national television, Jon Stewart had his hands full du...

Jason Linkins

Exxon Valdez: How That Disaster Destroyed The Economy 20 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here's something else you can add to your oil spill woes. The Exxon Valdez disaster occurred on March 24, 1989. Flash forward to 2008, and there's widespread systemic failure that sends huge sums of wealth straight to Money Heaven.

Sam Stein

Exxon Valdez Lawyer: Louisianans, 'To Use A Legal Term,' Are 'Just F--ked'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Long after oil stops spilling from the Gulf and the ecological catastrophe caused by the spill begins to be cleaned up, the process of determining the...