New Orleans, La. – BP executive Doug Suttles says the company is open to all ideas on how to cap its underwater well 40 miles off the Louisiana coast. BP is asking the Department of Defense, industry competitors and volunteers to help save the delicate wetlands and their wildlife.
New Orleans, La. – The Port of New Orleans says the main route from the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico remains open, despite frantic efforts to contain an oil spill threatening coastal areas from Louisiana to Florida. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mary Landry says commercial interests must also be considered.
"It is our goal to not allow the disruption of traffic on the Mississippi River. This region needs this important economic lifeline." :09