BP Oil Spill: Lousiana Coast Braces for Worst

As a red sun rose over the Gulf of Mexico, all eyes were fixated on what was happening below the surface. For five weeks, that broken well pipe 5,000 feet down has been spewing oil into the Gulf. Early this morning, BP technicians and engineers were preparing their best shot at stopping it. At about the same time, Cathy Norman was boarding a helicopter to survey oil damage to an 80-square-mile tract of Louisiana coastline owned by the Wisner Donation, a charitable trust that she oversees. The...Full Story
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