The catastrophic explosion that caused an oil spill from a BP offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the shoreline. Efforts to manage the spill with controlled burning, dispersal and...
The Obama administration will argue its case on deepwater drilling Thursday. The government issued the moratorium in the wake of the Gulf oil spill, but a judge blocked it last month.
The end may be near for the runaway gulf oil well, according to a top BP executive.
Updates, videos, press releases, photographs, and downloads from BP regarding the April 20, 2010 "Deepwater Horizon" incident.
Summary of the Oil Pollution Control Act of 1990 which empowers EPA to help prevent and respond to catastrophic oil spills. Provides link to full-text of the law from Cornell University.
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