On BP Gusher Anniversary, Achenbach Gauges Deepwater Drilling’s Future

BY Hari Sreenivasan  April 19, 2011 at 6:18 PM EST

oil burnsA disaster that began with a deadly explosion in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico became a months-long drama that captured the world’s attention and drew increased scrutiny to undersea oil drilling.

With Wednesday marking the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the start of the massive environmental disaster, we spoke with Washington Post reporter Joel Achenbach about this new book, “A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher.”



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