Rough waters and high winds were complicating efforts to clean up a recent oil spill off the coast of California, state officials said Saturday.
By Carey Reed
Tonle Sap Lake is one of the most productive freshwater ecosystems in the world. But overfishing, climate change and plans to build a hydropower dams could threaten the animals that make their home in the body of water known as…
By PBS NewsHour
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.
Correspondent Tom Bearden reports from Florida on scientists who are going deep underwater with sensor technology to explore the damage caused by BP's gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
New reports suggest that BP cut corners on safety in the design of the blown-out oil well in the Gulf. Gwen Ifill talks to two reporters about what investigations are revealing about the oil giant's actions before the rig exploded…
As criticism of BP and the Obama administration's handling of the Gulf spill continues, Gwen Ifill talks to two local officials about the president's visit and what it will take for the region to bounce back from the environmental and…
As the Obama administration pressures BP to start an independently monitored escrow fund to expedite oil leak damage claims for people and businesses in the Gulf region, Ray Suarez talks to two attorneys about the White House's legal authority to…
As part of continuing coverage of the oil crisis in the Gulf of Mexico, Spencer Michels reports on how one Louisiana parish is coping with the oil spill and the growing threat to its oyster industry.
Spencer Michels reports from the Gulf Coast with the latest on BP's efforts to cap the gushing oil well, amid growing anger from local residents and business owners over the problems wrought by the spill.
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