Obama administration officials and senators reiterated Monday that they will hold BP responsible for cleaning up the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, as heavy oil continues to seep into fragile marshland along the coast. Correspondent Tom Bearden gives…
NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden gives an update from Louisiana, as BP engineers prepare to lower a massive containment dome over into the Gulf of Mexico in hopes of capturing much of the massive oil leak.
Tom Bearden continues his reports from the Gulf Coast with an update on BP's attempt to cap the biggest leak at the wellhead. Judy Woodruff talks to him about progress to contain further spread of oil contamination.
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…
As high winds and waves push oil towards the shores of several states, Jeffrey Brown talks to Robert Twilley, professor of oceanography and coastal science at Louisiana State University about efforts to mitigate the environmental damage.
As cleanup efforts intensified in the Gulf, the White House suspended its plans to authorize new offshore drilling. Jeffrey Brown talks to Admiral Thad Allen, the head of the Coast Guard, about where efforts stand to stop more oil from…
High winds and waves pushed oil from the massive slick in the Gulf of Mexico ashore in Louisiana, threatening sensitive coastal wildlife and commercial fisheries. Tom Bearden reports from Louisiana on efforts to mitigate the environmental damage.
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