BP Attempts to Plug Well: Endless Oil and Endless Blame

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BP has begun implementing "Top Kill," to stop the Gulf oil gusher with mud under high pressure. Meantime, there's new evidence of warning signs before the explosion and more testimony that federal rules for deep sea drilling amounted to self-regulation. Pressure is building on the Obama Administration to take more decisive action, but there are doubts that it has the expertise or the technology.

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Guests:
Mark Schleifstein - Times-Picayune - @mschleifsteintp, Satish Nagarajaiah - Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Rice University , Anna Fifield - US Political Correspondent, Financial Times, Tracy Kuhns - Bayou-keeper, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Abrahm Lustgarten - ProPublica - @AbrahmL

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner, Andrea Brody