Stop Pointing Fingers: Politicians, Scientist Fear Spreading Oil Slick


New video released by BP shows oil and gas erupting from its crippled blowout preventer safety device on the ocean floor. Meantime Interior Secretary Ken Salazar acknowledged his agency had been lax in overseeing offshore drilling activities.

These wetlands help to repopulate so much of the Gulf. It’s very distressing for us to see some of that heavier oil coming into the wetlands and also knokwing this is just the tip of the edge … that there’s more oil behind it.

— Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal