Oil for food - AP

Energy | interns

New Microbe Discovered Eating Oil Spill in Gulf

What happened to all the leaked oil in the Gulf? It's 'complex' - Popular Science

Energy | interns

Scientists scan Gulf floor looking for answers

Obama failed to acknowledge government's role in oil spill - Washington Examiner

Politics | interns

A report from the Center for Public Integrity shows that the U.S. Coast Guard may have been partially responsible for the sinking of the BP oil rig in April

The BP oil spill's damage appears to be exaggerated - Time

US | Pat McMahon

While the Gulf spill is the biggest oil disaster in American history, the impact looks to be overstated thus far

Internal BP magazine paints rosy picture of oil spill - TheDC

US | interns

BP reporters dance around talking about effects of the spill

Officials still concerned about Tropical Storm Alex - AP

Tech | interns

Some experts say effects of storm may be beneficial

Oil skimmer prevented from heading to the Gulf - AP

US | Pat McMahon

The world’s largest skimming vessel from Taiwan is being held up by red tape

Coast Guard sucks up decision to ground cleanup ships - The Daily Caller

US | Jonathan Strong

Agency prevented 16 barges from cleaning up the oil spill due to safety issues

BP buys 'oil' search terms bringing users to company website - ABC News

Tech | Pat McMahon

Oil giant wants people to get their news updates on the Gulf oil spill directly from the company

Official: BP is the expert, not us - McClatchy Newspapers

Politics | Jeff Winkler (admin)

Adm. Thad Allen, the commandant of the Coast Guard, said that only the oil company has the expertise to plug the gaping hole in its deepwater well and that he trusted it was doing its best

EPA orders BP to use less toxic chemicals in Gulf - NYT

US | interns

Agency gives BP 24 hours to select a less toxic chemical than the one that it is now using to break up oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico

Obama plans to hike taxes on oil companies - The Times Online

Business | interns

Oil companies face an immediate tax rise of 1 cent per barrel to help to pay for the clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico under proposed legislation rushed out by the White House yesterday.

Greens (heart) oil spills

Energy | Steve Milloy

If you think that environmentalists are lamenting the Gulf oil spill, think again

Gulf oil spill not as bad as it seems - NYT

Tech | Pat McMahon

Looking at past events, the Gulf oil spill is not as dire as it is being portrayed

New Orleans' new mayor faces oil spill crisis - CNN

US | Pat McMahon

Mitch Landrieu, the new mayor of New Orleans, is facing a tough test with his handling of the oil spill disaster