Federal government halts new oil drilling as Gulf oil spill reaches Louisiana coast

April 30, 2010 - Oil from a massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico was starting to ooze ashore, threatening migrating birds, nesting pelicans, river otters and mink along Louisiana's fragile islands and... Read More

Distrust hampers BP effort to enlist fishermen in oil spill flight

April 29, 2010 - Venice, La. -- A BP program aimed at employing... Read More

Size of spill in Gulf of Mexico is larger than thought

April 29, 2010 - Government officials said late Wednesday night that oil might be leaking from a well in the Gulf of Mexico at a rate five times that suggested by initial estimates. Read More

BP CEO says will pay oil spill claims

April 29, 2010 - BP Plc will compensate all those affected by an oil spill from one of its wells in the Gulf of Mexico, its chief executive said, accepting the disaster could hit plans to open new... Read More

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