The Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling

NASA satellite image of the oil spill in the Gulf, May 9.  - Flickr user NASA Goddard Photo and Video

NASA satellite image of the oil spill in the Gulf, May 9.

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling

The Gulf Coast oil spill calls into question future drilling plans: What the worst U.S. environmental disaster in decades could mean for new offshore drilling projects and prospects for a climate bill..

The Gulf Coast oil spill calls into question future drilling plans: What the worst U.S. environmental disaster in decades could mean for new offshore drilling projects and prospects for a climate bill..

Guests

Neil King, Jr.

national reporter, "The Wall Street Journal"

Joseph Romm

senior fellow at the Center for American Progess; he runs the blog ClimateProgress.org and is the author of "Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions."

Scott Segal

Head of the Government Relations practice at Bracewell & Giuliani. He represents utilities, refiners and manufacturers.

Mark Schleifstein

Environment reporter for the Times-Picayune and co-author of "Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms."

Video: Oil Gushing From Source

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