Archive: May 23, 2010 - May 29, 2010
SCHRIEVER, La.--Even in the frenzy of activity within the Houma Incident Command Center, there is a place for respite. It's massage hallway 400.
By Juliet Eilperin | May 26, 2010; 6:04 PM ET | Comments (1)
Grand Isle, La.--Under normal circumstances, Grand Isle is a place where shrimpers work and doctors vacation. Now, it is a place where everyone works on the oil spill.
By Juliet Eilperin | May 25, 2010; 2:03 PM ET | Comments (1)
By Steven Mufson Interior Secretary Ken Salazar isn't the only person coming down hard on the companies involved in the Deepwater Horizon disaster that led to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has...
By Delece Smith-Barrow | May 25, 2010; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (0)
In the wake of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it was only a matter of time before someone asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to go.
By Juliet Eilperin | May 25, 2010; 9:59 AM ET | Comments (21)
By David A. Fahrenthold The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and BP continued to feud Monday about the right kind of chemical dispersant to use on the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In the meantime, EPA Administrator Lisa...
By David A. Fahrenthold | May 24, 2010; 6:20 PM ET | Comments (0)
Two Cabinet members and half a dozen senators came to Louisiana on Monday to highlight the administration's determination to address the ongoing spill in the Gulf, even as Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) questioned why federal officials weren't doing more to contain the oil now reaching the state's shores
By Juliet Eilperin | May 24, 2010; 3:38 PM ET | Comments (0)
House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick J. Rahall (D-WVa.) has demanded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration turn over any documents that would help explain how the agency monitored how offshore oil and gas drilling might impact marine life in the Gulf of Mexico.
By Juliet Eilperin | May 23, 2010; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (4)