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  • By The Numbers: Oil Leak Wouldn't Fill Superdome

    By The Numbers: Oil Leak Wouldn't Fill Superdome
    Overwhelmed and saddened by the gargantuan size of the Gulf oil spill? A little mathematical context to the spill size can put the environmental catastrophe in perspective. Viewing it through some lenses, it isn't that huge. The Mississippi River pours...
  • La. companies ask judge to end drilling moratorium

    La. companies ask judge to end drilling moratorium
    Companies that ferry people and supplies to offshore oil rigs asked a federal judge Monday to lift a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling projects imposed in the aftermath of the massive Gulf spill. After hearing two hours of arguments, Judge...
  • Gulf Rig Owner Criticizes Obama's Drilling Halt

    Gulf Rig Owner Criticizes Obama's Drilling Halt
    The owner of the drilling rig involved in the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico criticized the U.S. government's six-month ban on deepwater drilling in the area Tuesday. On the sidelines of an oil conference in London, Transocean Ltd. president...
  • Hayward's Stand-in Heckled At London Oil Meeting

    Hayward's Stand-in Heckled At London Oil Meeting
    A BP executive has been heckled at an oil conference in London while standing in for embattled chief executive Tony Hayward. BP chief of staff Steve Westwell was interrupted twice during his address on Tuesday by protesters shouting "we need to end the...
  • Judge Hears Request To End Drilling Moratorium

    Judge Hears Request To End Drilling Moratorium
    - As a federal judge mulls whether to lift a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, the administrator of a $20 billion fund to compensate oil spill victims pledged Monday to speed payment of claims. Judge Martin Feldman...
  • Melancon Asks BP To Suspend Bonuses For Top Execs

    Melancon Asks BP To Suspend Bonuses For Top Execs
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon has asked the chairman of BP to suspend performance bonuses indefinitely for the company's top executives and use those funds to assist Louisianians affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a letter sent Wednesday to...
  • BP Point Man Doesn't Say If They'll Drill Again

    BP Point Man Doesn't Say If They'll Drill Again
    BP's new point man for the oil spill won't say if the giant company will resume deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after a judge lifted a White House moratorium. Bob Dudley, managing director of BP PLC, was asked on NBC's "Today" show Wednesday...
  • Around Town: Lots going on this summer

    This is an exciting week. Summer is here. The New York Yankees will meet the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Tony Hayward, the chief executive of British Petroleum, might return from the Isle of Wight yacht race, where his $700,000 yacht placed...
  • Humor Hotel: Mommy's little polymer

    Humor Hotel: Mommy's little polymer
    Every playgroup my kids attend and every grocery checkout line I'm stuck in with other mothers subjects me to yet another discussion about the dangers of plastic. Bottles, plates, utensils, food containers, sunglasses, DVDs and every toy in my house are...
  • Ex-FEMA director could help BP out of its disaster

    Ex-FEMA director could help BP out of its disaster
    James Lee Witt, America's go-to guy for disaster response, knows how to take an unpopular organization and turn it around. If BP hires the former Federal Emergency Management Agency director to help with community relations, it could further a makeover of...
  • BP denies Russian report that Hayward leaving

    BP denies Russian report that Hayward leaving
    Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency is quoting a senior Russian Cabinet official as saying that BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward is expected to resign, a report BP denied. It quoted Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin as saying that Hayward "is...
  • Oil spill stress starts to weigh on gulf residents

    GRAND ISLE, LA. -- Ordinarily this time of year, Adam Trahan would be out on the Gulf of Mexico on a shrimp boat, trawling from South Pass to the Chandeleur Islands. Instead, last week he was trawling between the bar at Cisco's Hideaway on Oak Lane and...