Environment

Gulf Oil Spill
11:42 am
Thu May 6, 2010

GNOF oil spill relief fund

New Orleans, LA – The Greater New Orleans Foundation has launched a fund to help those impacted by the oil spill disaster

Gulf Oil Spill
9:32 pm
Wed May 5, 2010

Gulf Shipping Continues in Gulf

New Orleans, La. – So far, oil spewing from a BP well a mile under water hasn't closed off the mouth of the Mississippi River. Vessels have been moving through the Gulf's Southwest Pass to the Port of New Orleans, where officials are assured the spill won't be a problem through Thursday.
Gary LaGrange is president of the Port of New Orleans. He's keeping a close eye on what federal officials are saying about where the oil slick is headed.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:38 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

Oil Spill Closes Waters from Louisiana to Florida

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:37 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

President Obama Visits Venice Command Center

New Orleans, La. – President Obama says BP will pay for cleaning up its oil still flowing from the seabed a mile below the surface. But he says he has ultimate authority over the emergency.

"As president of the United States, I'm going to spare no effort to respond to this crisis as long as it continues. And we will spare no resource to clean up whatever damage is caused."

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:36 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

Landrieu Calls on BP to Clean Up Oil

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:33 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

BP Checking If Underwater Plan Slowing Leak

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:40 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

Bird Arrives at Rescue Covered in Oil

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:39 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

Federal Officials Push BP on Cleanup

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:44 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

Fishing Industry Braces for Oil

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:43 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

BP Reachng Out For Help

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.

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