Daily Archives: November 29, 2012

Coast Guard Approves Plan to Further Inspect Deepwater Horizon Oil Sheen

NEW ORLEANS, La. – British Petroleum and Transocean have received approval from the U.S. Coast Guard to proceed with another investigation of the Deepwater Horizon wreckage and wellhead site in the Gulf of Mexico with Remotely Operated Vehicles after a sheen was reported on November 2 and verified by satellite imagery. A joint plan to…

Get the Facts About the Lame-Duck Session of Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the recently convened “lame-duck” session of Congress, senators and representatives will take on a number of issues that could have major economic consequences for working families and retirees. Congress is considering benefit cuts for Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare and members are looking at cutting taxes for the wealthy even more.…