As the remnants of Hurricane Alex dissipated over Mexico, a bigger influx of crude from the churning waves washed onto Gulf shores. Correspondent Tom Bearden reports from Alabama, where beaches and nearby businesses now sit nearly empty.
Google, YouTube and the PBS NewsHour teamed up to bring you into BP headquarters in Houston, Texas, for an exclusive interview with Bob Dudley, the executive newly in change for BP's oil disaster response. Here is the full transcript.
As oil cleanup continues in the Gulf, Ray Suarez has excerpts from his interview in Houston with BP executive Bob Dudley, who answered viewer questions about the company's cleanup efforts and claims response.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In other news Monday, heavy oil reached mainland beaches in Mississippi for the first time as tropical storm waves limited the amount of oil that could be siphoned. Also, people in Kyrgyzstan voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to create Central Asia's…
The oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico is taking another toll: the mental health of residents, even as the region is still coping with the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Gustav. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser details the…
In other news Friday, three more American troops were killed in Afghanistan, bringing the U.S. death toll for June to 48. Also, oil continues to wash onto beaches in Florida and Mississippi as Thad Allen warned that a potential storm…
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