The oil spill: The latest developments

Thursday, June 3, 2010

-- BP still working on sawing the riser pipe to its damaged well in order to add a cap and funnel the oil.

-- Pancake-size blobs of oil have begun washing ashore in Dauphin Island, Ala., and parts of Mississippi.

-- Before drilling oil and gas wells, companies must submit more information about risks and safety, the beleaguered Minerals Management Service announced.

By the numbers

43.5 miles

of sand berms have been approved to be built in Louisiana.


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