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  • May 4, 2010  

    Crews made some headway in dispersing millions of gallons of leaked oil as seas and winds calmed in the Gulf of Mexico. Tom Bearden reports from Louisiana on the challenges still ahead for containing and cleaning up the spill, then Judy Woodruff gets two views on why the spill is so tough to contain and mitigate. Continue reading

  • April 29, 2010  

    The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is threatening sensitive coastline and commercial fisheries, following last week’s explosion at an offshore oil rig. Jeffrey Brown talks to a BP spokeswoman about the implications of the spill for the company and for offshore drilling. Continue reading

  • April 29, 2010  

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency Thursday as the oil slick came within miles of sensitive coastline. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Coast Guard Rear Adm. Sally Brice O’Hara about efforts to contain the leak and who’s running the cleanup efforts. Continue reading

  • April 28, 2010  

    Crews in the Gulf of Mexico began to burn parts of an oil slick from last week’s rig explosion that is now threatening the coastline. Judy Woodruff talks to two experts about the challenges of stopping the leak and getting rid of the oil spill. Continue reading