If the BP Oil Spill Had Hit Your Hometown

The volume of oil gushing into the Gulf is hard to imagine. An enlightening, if disturbing mapping tool helps you see what 2.5 million gallons a day looks like in your own backyard.

Obama: BP Does What We Say

President Obama said today that BP is responsible for what’s estimated to be the worst oil spill in U.S. history, but the federal government is telling the company how to fix the situation.