A containment device waits to be lowered into the water at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A containment device waits to be lowered into the water at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / MCT
A containment device waits to be lowered into the water at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / MCT

Since spill, feds have given 27 waivers to oil companies in gulf

May 07, 2010 4:56 PM