Paying for the Nation's Worst Oil Spill

A Brown Pelican prepares to enter the water at the Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge near St. Petersburg, Florida on May 23, 2010. The bird was rescued and cleaned by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service after being found oiled near Louisiana's coast. - U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen via Deepwater Horizon Response on Flickr

A Brown Pelican prepares to enter the water at the Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge near St. Petersburg, Florida on May 23, 2010. The bird was rescued and cleaned by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service after being found oiled near Louisiana's coast.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen via Deepwater Horizon Response on Flickr

Paying for the Nation's Worst Oil Spill

Cleaning up the BP oil disaster. The White House sent BP a $69 million bill for initial expenses. Total costs could reach into the billions. Who will pay for the nation's worst oil spill?

Cleaning up the BP oil disaster. The White House sent BP a $69 million bill for initial expenses. Total costs could reach into the billions. Who will pay for the nation's worst oil spill?

Guests

Tyson Slocum

director of Public Citizen's energy program.

Neil King, Jr.

national reporter, The Wall Street Journal.

Kevin Book

managing director of research, ClearView Energy Partners.

Darryl Willis

vice president for resources for BP.

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