National

June 10, 2010 6:53 AM

Ideas to stop BP's Gulf oil spill flood in

Ideas to cap the worst oil spill in U.S. history are pouring forth almost as fast as the gush into the Gulf. At BP and government offices, on YouTube, Facebook, radio talk shows and in newspapers, Americans are brimming with plots and plans, sketches and schemes to stop the leak. For anguished Gulf residents scooping tar balls from beaches, and for the rest of the country heartsick at photos of pelicans struggling in oil, the urge to find a solution — to do something — is strong.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Anti-muslim bias at its worst, says media scholar 02:22

Anti-muslim bias at its worst, says media scholar

Muslim feminist challenges stereotypes with literature 03:10

Muslim feminist challenges stereotypes with literature

Offshore corporations: The secret shell game 02:24

Offshore corporations: The secret shell game

Harnessing the power of water to turn it into electricity 03:51

Harnessing the power of water to turn it into electricity

The Americans in the Panama Papers 01:40

The Americans in the Panama Papers

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game 02:24

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game

VIDEO: Mary Wondernubs: Double amputee Dague role model for vets 03:42

VIDEO: Mary Wondernubs: Double amputee Dague role model for vets

NASA says you should watch for shooting stars (meteors) tonight! 03:04

NASA says you should watch for shooting stars (meteors) tonight!

Former dental assistant talks about suffering from mercury exposure 01:06

Former dental assistant talks about suffering from mercury exposure

Obtaining an offshore corporation a snap 01:28

Obtaining an offshore corporation a snap

Share Video

Nation & World Videos