Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Oil slick threatens Gulf coast

PBS Newshour just ran a great story on the status of the Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster that's unfolding daily.

"Crews in the Gulf of Mexico began to burn parts of an oil slick from last week's rig explosion that is now threatening the coastline. Judy Woodruff talks to two experts about the challenges of stopping the leak and getting rid of the oil spill."

You can also download the MP3 of the report.

CNN has good overall coverage. Latest news: "The oil spill from last week's deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has increased to 5,000 barrels a day -- five times more than the original estimate...."