Good thing President Obama bowed to Conservatives and big oil and wants to allow more offshore drilling.
Gulf Oil Spill of ‘National Significance’: White House
Government officials are racing to the scene, but time may be running out.
Offshore winds pushed a giant oil slick closer to the Louisiana coast Thursday amid a frenzied effort by authorities to contain what one official said had become a disaster of “national significance.”
The White House pledged “all available resources,” including the military, to avoid an environmental catastrophe, and the Defense Department said it was studying ways to help as officials revealed that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill was far worse than believed.