May 27th, 2010

CNN’s Complete Coverage of the Gulf Coast Oil Spill

CNN leads the pack with extensive coverage of the Gulf Coast Oil Spill, beginning with the initial explosion in April and continuing with coverage of the damage to wildlife, careers and tourism as a result of the oil spill. CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Kyra Phillips, Kiran Chetry, Tom Foreman, Ed Henry, John King, Ed Lavendera, Ines Ferre, John Zarrella, Brooke Baldwin, TJ Holmes, Chris Lawrence, Rob Marciano, David Mattingly, Chad Myers, Patrick Oppmann, John Roberts, Ali Velshi and Reynolds Wolf talking with the key stakeholders and breakdown the causes and the solutions and keeping them honest as they are presented to the public.  

CNN.com special section on the Oil Spill:

Video timeline (most current first):
Aug. 17: CNN Exclusive: CNN’s Ed Lavandera Reports Oil Settling on Gulf Floor
July 20: CNN EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Amber Lyon and Rob Marciano Reports Live from the U.S. Navy’s Blimp and U.S. Coast Guard Oil Skimmer
July 20: CNN EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Rob Marciano Reports Live from the U.S. Coast Guard Oil Skimmer
July 15: Breaking News on CNN’s Rick’s List Shows No Oil Flowing Into the Gulf for the First Time in Months.
July 14: Doug Suttles, COO of BP Agrees with CNN’s Tony Harris That Information of the Integrity Test Delay Should Have Been Communicated Sooner
July 9: CNN EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Amber Lyon Dives LIVE Beneath the Oil in the Gulf of Mexico
July 9: CNN EXCLUSIVE: LIVE Test Shot of the Gulf Spill
July 9: CNN EXCLUSIVE: CNN Correspondent Amber Lyon Suits up to Dive Beneath the Oil in the Gulf of Mexico
July 6: CNN’s Kyra Phillips Interviews Adm. Thad Allen, The National Incident Commander, About his Plans to Clean up the Oil Disaster
July 1: CNN’s Ed Lavandera visits the World’s Largest Oil Skimmer
July 1: CNN’s John Zarrella Introduces a New Solution for Cleaning the Oil Diseaster: Oil Eating Microbes
June 17: EXCLUSIVE: Ali Velshi Rides Along with the USCG for a Controlled Oil Burn in the Gulf
June 16: CNN Contributor Ret. Lt. General Russel Honore’s Battle Plan for the Oil Disaster
June 15: Ali Velshi: After Katrina, The Spill
June 9: EXCLUSIVE: Rob Marciano Flies Over the Gulf of Mexico with Adm. Robert Papp
June 8: EXCLUSIVE: 48 Hours Inside the Oil Disaster Response, Part II
June 7–EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Brian Todd received exclusive tour of the BP Crisis Command Center
June 4-EXCLUSIVE: For 48 Hours, CNN’s Kyra Phillips Joins Incedent Commander Thad Allen At The Center of the Response and Relief Efforts
June 4–Patrick Oppmann Talks With Floridians Discovering Tar Balls Along Their Shorelines
June 3 — EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Kyra Phillips 50 Miles Out in the Gulf Near Damaged Rig on Embed with Adm. Thad Allen
June 3 — EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Kyra Phillips Talks to Adm. Thad Allen about the Importance of Relief Wells.
June 2 — EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Kyra Phillips Flies Over Disaster with Adm. Thad Allen
June 2 — CNN’s Rob Marciano follows wildlife teams as they work to save animals effected by the oil spill.
May 28 – CNN’s Kiran Chetry takes a chopper tour over the Gulf Coast with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
May 28 – CNN’s John Roberts talks to BP CEO Tony Haward, who says it’s clear that the Gulf Coast oil spill will be much worse than first thought. 

May 27 – CNN’s Kiran Chetry talks to a Louisiana shrimper who is feeling the consequences of the Gulf Coast oil spill.
May 27 – CNN’s Rob Marciano gets a closer look at the how the Gulf Coast oil spill impacts sea life.
May 26 – According to a new report, inappropriate gifts and other abuses, occurred at the agency overseeing oil drilling.
May 26 – CNN’s David Mattingly reports something’s missing under the oil spill.
May 26 – Rep. Bart Stupak says BP was aware of warning signs in the Gulf Coast and that there could be dozens more unsafe rigs.
May 26 – James Carville and Mary Matalin tell CNN’s John King that Pres. Obama needs to take more action to clean up the oil spill. 

– The Department of Commerce declares a fisheries disaster in the Gulf Coast region. CNN’s Rob Marciano reports.
May 25 – CNN’s Ed Lavandera reports on the fight between BP and the EPA over which chemicals to use on the oil spill.
May 24 – CNN’s Anderson Cooper talks with critics who discuss the effects the BP oil spill is having on wildlife.
May 24 – CNN’s David Mattingly gets an exclusive look at the oil spill, using CNN’s own ROV camera to go 50 feet underwater.

May 24 – Jean-Michele Cousteau talks with Rick Sanchez and Brooke Baldwin
May 21

– Some of the largest fish in the Gulf Coast are now threatened by oil. CNN’s Rob Marciano reports.
May 21 – CNN’s Ed Lavandera reports on BP’s effort to use other substances to disperse the oil gushing from their pipes.
May 20 – One month after the spill in the gulf, heavy oil has hit the marshy coast of Louisiana. CNN’s David Mattingly reports.
May 19 – CNN’s David Mattingly and his team tour the oil spill only to find that it’s thicker than expected in the wetlands.
May 19 – Louisiana state officials say oil from the BP well has found its way ashore. CNN’s David Mattingly reports.
May 19 – CNN’s Anderson Cooper asks BP executive Bob Dudley tough questions about the Gulf Coast oil spill.
May 14 – CNN’s John Roberts speaks with BP’s COO on concerns that the Gulf Coast oil spill could be worse than expected.

May 14 – Fmr. Lt. Gen. Russel Honore Talks About the Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
May 13

– CNN’s David Mattingly speaks with the National Guard about its efforts to seal off an estuary from the oil spill.
May 13 – Dauphin Island, Alabama, wages a war against the oil spill at sea. CNN’s Reynolds Wolf reports.
May 9 – CNN’s David Mattingly reports that the first attempt to cap the oil leak has failed.
May 5 – CNN’s John Roberts talks to a BP official about clean-up and containment efforts in the Gulf Coast oil spill.

– CNN’s Reynolds Wolf explores a number of options being utilized to keep the Gulf oil spill from reaching land.