Oil firms challenge US drilling ban

The six-month moratorium on new deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is facing a legal challenge, despite the fact that oil continues to gush from a ruptured undersea well. More than a dozen companies involved in offshore drilling operations have launched a lawsuit that would reverse the Obama administration’s ban. Al Jazeera’s […]

BP Blocking Media Access? New Orleans interview

wdsutv — BP Blocking Media Access? Great interview from New Orleans TV station wdsu tv. Copyright wdsutv New Orleans 2010 BP blocking blocks media access new Orleans oil spill gulf of mexico blackout Duration : 0:3:21

A Commitment to Restoring New Orleans

President Obama speaks about the efforts New Orleans and the Gulf Coast have made to recover in the five years since Hurricane Katrina and talks of his Administration’s commitment to restore the area in the wake of Katrina and the BP Oil Spill. August 29, 2010. Duration : 0:26:8

President Obama Welcomes the New Orleans Saints

The President honors the New Orleans Saints for their Super Bowl victory and speaks of the role the team has played in helping New Orleans recover from the devastation from Hurricane Katrina. The President also speaks of the work to cap the BP oil spill and of the Administration’s commitment to help the area and […]