Gov. Jindal lists $533 million in projects for BP to finance after Gulf oil spill
House Republicans seek to block wider enforcement of offshore drilling rules
Upon April's one-year anniversary of Deepwater Horizon explosion and the beginning of the massive Macondo oil well leak into the Gulf of Mexico, we posed this question; Will the lessons from this catastrophe live long, or will they be lost amid greater concern for the economy?
We now have an answer. Unfortunately but not unexpectedly, it's the wrong one -- coincidentally, coming close to Friday's anniversary of the capping of the well.
Both Gov. Rick Scott and Senate President Mike Haridopolos signaled their intention to pursue oil drilling in state waters several weeks ago as part of a comprehensive new energy policy.