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Posted byon July 5, 2010 at 11:38 AM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden wraps up her visit to Iraq and meets with civilian volunteers from the U.S. embassy, Iraqi women who teach English and service men and women from the Texas National Guard.
Posted byon July 1, 2010 at 6:11 PM EDT
Vice President Biden travels to the Gulf Coast to assess the ongoing efforts to counter the BP oil spill -- get a first hand account with photos.
Posted byon July 1, 2010 at 10:15 AM EDT
President Obama sends a memorandum to the heads of Executive Departments and Agencies regarding the Long-Term Gulf Coast Restoration Support Plan to create a plan of federal support for the long-term economic and environmental restoration of the Gulf Coast region.
Posted byon June 30, 2010 at 9:42 AM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden visits New Orleans and Pensacola, Fla., to survey the response efforts, visit with Gulf Coast residents impacted by the spill, and meet with area officials.
Posted byon June 29, 2010 at 8:06 AM EDT
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Policy Carol Browner travel to New Orleans to receive updates on the ongoing efforts to respond to and mitigate the impact of the BP Oil Spill.
Posted byon June 28, 2010 at 8:08 AM EDT
The Joint Information Center provides an update from the Gulf Coast on the ongoing Administration-wide response to the Deepwater BP oil spill.
Posted byon June 26, 2010 at 7:35 AM EDT
Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Carol Browner meets with BP executives to discuss a number of key issues, including containment, redundancy, the claims process and scientific monitoring and reiterates the President’s commitment to the people of the Gulf.
Posted byon June 24, 2010 at 9:40 AM EDT
The President highlights the work of Ken Feinberg, the administrator of the $20 billion escrow account, and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who provides updates to the President on the operations to protect the shoreline, including skimming and controlled burns.
President Obama Meets with the Cabinet to Discuss Economy, Iraq, BP Oil Spill and Energy and Climate LegislationPosted byon June 23, 2010 at 10:48 AM EDT
President Obama meets with his Cabinet to discuss a wide range of issues including economic growth, national security and the war in Iraq, the BP Oil Spill, and the need for comprehensive energy and climate legislation.
Posted byon June 22, 2010 at 9:47 AM EDT
The administration sends a third bill to BP and other responsible parties for $51.4 million. BP is responsible for all costs associated with the response to the spill, including efforts to stop the leak at its source, reduce the spread of oil, protect the shoreline and mitigate damages, as well as long term recovery efforts.