The Oil Spill and the Oil Economy

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After a meeting with Congressional leaders today, President Obama said the first order of business was the Gulf oil spill. Given the oil industry's power and importance, what are the chances that new laws and regulations will be approved and implemented?



  • Ben Raines - Environmental Reporter, Mobile Press-Register
  • Edward Overton - Professor of Environmental Sciences, Louisiana State University
  • Kenneth Beer - Chief Financial Officer, Stone Energy Corporation
  • Gene Green - Congressman (D-TX)
  • Doug Kysar - Professor of Law, Yale University Law School


Warren Olney