After-effects from Hurricane Alex again kept oil cleanup crews in port, as one estimate indicated the gusher is now the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeffrey Brown has an update on cleanup efforts. Continue reading
High waves and gusting winds from Hurricane Alex hampered cleanup efforts in the Gulf, forcing oil-skimming ships back to shore. Jeffrey Brown reports on the difficulties storm season may pose for the Gulf Coast. Continue reading
As Hurricane Alex stalls oil capture efforts along the Gulf Coast, Jeffrey Brown talks with a hurricane forecaster and an oil spill response expert about the ongoing oil capture efforts and the difficulties that the hurricane season may bring. Continue reading
On the first day of the 2006 hurricane season, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discusses the federal government’s preparedness for another storm season after the devastation and chaotic response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.