National

June 8, 2010 5:02 PM

Feds knew of Gulf spill risks in 2000, document shows

A decade ago, U.S. government regulators warned that a major deepwater oil spill could start with a fire on a drilling rig, prove hard to stop and cause extensive damage to fish eggs and wetlands because there were few good ways to capture oil underwater.

Related content

Suggested for you

Comments

Videos

Nation & World Videos