Map of spill, June 1

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Robots working to prep wellhead

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Underwater robots are working today to clear away clutter from the wellhead where BP officials hope to begin cutting broken pipeline in their latest bid to contain the gushing oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The plan will entail cutting, then capping, a length of riser pipe that once connected the Macondo oil well […]
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Blogosphere Offers Radical Solution For BP Oil Leak

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We were shocked to read a blog over the weekend that suggested two events in the ongoing effort for BP to cap the Macando well that has been spewing oil for 41 days since the Deepwater Horizon rig blowout. The first idea was that the Obama administration will soon be taking over control of the […]
Categories: General

Map of spill, May 31

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Spill, May 31
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Map of spill, May 30

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Spill, May 30
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Map of spill, May 29

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Spill, May 29
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Guest post: Dan Pickering's thoughts on the week

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Hello Chronicle Readers, Topics of the week: Oil Spill:  Is there anything more frustrating and disheartening than an entire week of an oil spill?  This week brought us the first pictures of oily birds in Louisiana..and sadly they won’t be the last.  We finally know the flow rates associated with the spill – somewhere around […]
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Top kill will continue for another day or two

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The top kill operations at BP’s leaking Macondo well will continue for another 24 to 48 hours, said Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles at a press conference this afternoon. The company has done the “junk shot,” which involved injecting large chunks of rubber and other debris into the blowout preventer in an effort to block […]
Categories: Offshore

Obama vows U.S., BP will resolve "nightmare" in Gulf

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Standing in front of calm waters in Grand Isle, La., President Barack Obama today decried the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as an “assault on our shores, on our people, on the regional economy and on communities” all along the Gulf Coast. “This isn’t just a mess we’ve got to mop up,” Obama […]
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Louisiana's state leaders desperate to fight Gulf spill

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Yesterday, President Barack Obama said the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers approved part of a plan to build a wall of sand along the Louisiana coast to protect the wetlands. The 86-mile network of six sand berm will cost $350 million, Bloomberg said. The Coast Guard gave the green light yesterday, but only […]
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