BP Spill Damage Exaggerated?

Now that the flood of oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig has been staunched, some are arguing that the prophesied environmental catastrophe was greatly overblown.

Kevin Costner Oil Cleanup Centrifuge

How effective is Kevin Costner’s oil separator? It depends who you ask.

Waiving the Jones Act

Should Obama waive restrictions on international shipping, as Bush did during Katrina? It’s more complicated than you may think.

Risk Assessment