The Obama administration, under heavy pressure from the oil industry and others in the Gulf Coast, lifted the moratorium on deep water drilling that it imposed in the wake of the disastrous BP oil spill.
Five years after Hurricane Katrina’s wrath, President Barack Obama sought to reassure disaster-weary Gulf Coast residents Sunday that he would not abandon their cause.
On Sunday, President Obama is expected to travel to New Orleans to help mark the fifth anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
The new claims facility for damages from the Gulf oil spill begins operations today and the man who will run it says payouts will be more generous than from any court.
A pivotal moment in the Gulf oil crisis hit an unexpected snag Tuesday evening when officials announced they needed more time before they could begin choking off the geyser of crude at the bottom of […]