Rig Fire Shows Gulf Oil Spill's Lessons Are Being Ignored

No one died in the second major Gulf of Mexico oil rig mishap this year, and the fire aboard the Mariner Energy platform didn't lead to a spill. But that doesn't make it a win for America: More like a wake-up call that safety is still being given short shrift by the oil industry.

Environmental Groups Doubt Feds Can Fix the Spill

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's public threat to BP on Sunday that the federal government might take over the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico made headlines around the world. Too bad it's not a realistic scenario.