Although images of dead birds and blackened marshes in the Gulf of Mexico are gone, many scientists say it's too early to declare a recovery. They suspect there could be hidden damage to the Gulf's marine life and marshes.
A year ago Wednesday, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing 11 workers and setting off a massive spill that sent millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf.The disaster focused a spotlight on government oversight of offshore drilling, which was generally found to be ina
One year after a deadly blowout at BP's Macondo oil well, deep-water drilling companies in the Gulf of Mexico are just now getting back to work.They're doing so under a tough new regulator and with a lot more rules governing them.
If it's April in Panama City, Fla., it must be spring break.Here and in other beach towns along Florida's panhandle, hotel and restaurant owners are smiling once again, a year after the worst oil spill in history.