NPR News is reporting that the first criminal charges have been filed in connection with the Gulf Coast oil spill caused by the explosion of…


The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression #3 formed in the Bahamas on Thursday morning. Its current forecast path has it heading in the direction of the oil spill.

A highly anticipated test designed to measure pressure within BP's ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well began Thursday after a delay caused by leaking equipment.


The Texas General Land Office confirmed Monday the tar balls found along the shores of Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula are from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.


BP's efforts to contain the largest oil spill in U.S. history are being disrupted by towering waves reaching up to 12 feet in height, company officials said.

Obama is ready to kick some you know what. You have seen it and heard it from him.


Federal authorities have given BP 72 hours to come up with sound contingency plans for the collection of gushing oil in the event of an operational failure or severe weather.


BP states on their website that they have collected 76,020 gallons of oil in the first 12 hours after it put the cap on the well, which is less than 10 percent of the 798,000 gallons of oil federal authorities estimate is pouring into the Gulf daily! CNN has the story inside.

According to, BP has begun a "top kill" procedure to contain oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, a company spokesman said Wednesday.