Brett Clanton

Energy Reporter, Houston Chronicle

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Energy reporter for the Houston Chronicle

Brett Clanton on KCRW

As the massive oil spill began to wash up on the Gulf Coast, President Obama repeated that the federal government is "fully prepared" and doing "everything necessary" to cope with the…

Battle to Stop Oil Coming Ashore in Mississippi River Delta

As the massive oil spill began to wash up on the Gulf Coast, President Obama repeated that the federal government is "fully prepared" and doing "everything necessary" to cope with the…

from To the Point

The massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is now 600 miles in circumference and growing fast.  It's a consequence of last week's blowout and fire on the  Deepwater Horizon  drilling…

US Coast Guard Tries to Burn Oil Spill Nearing Land

The massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is now 600 miles in circumference and growing fast.  It's a consequence of last week's blowout and fire on the Deepwater Horizon drilling…

from To the Point

There’s little hope of finding 11 workers missing since  Tuesday’s explosion  on the oil-drilling rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico.  BP PLC, the company that leases the rig,…

Oil Rig Sinks, Hopes Fade of Finding 11 Missing Workers

There’s little hope of finding 11 workers missing since Tuesday’s explosion on the oil-drilling rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico.  BP PLC, the company that leases the rig,…

from To the Point

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