News on the environment and health from our other blogs.
Federal Coverage: Why BP is not a federal failure like Katrina, but still a mess.
Show and Tell: The BP and Obama press conference was more show than substance.
Cost of Health: If Republicans want to avoid universal care, they better address costs.
Bad to Worse: BP's plan to plug the pipe is just the least bad (possibly) of worse options.
Slippery: BP may be intentionally low-balling damage estimates to escape penalties.
Size Matters: The size of the spill relates to how much BP will have to pay in fines.
On Camera: Efforts to plug the BP pipe leak will be televised after all.
Death Sentence: Broken, poor medical equipment is hastening one prisoner's death.