Oil spill creates huge undersea ‘dead zones.’ Independent

After ‘top kill,’ few options to cap well. New York Times

BP’s ballyhooed “top kill” process fails, forces officials to attempt yet another strategy. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Oil complicates forecasts on hurricane season eve. Houston Chronicle

Laying boom, local fishermen fight to save way of life. WWLTV

Anxiety over oil spill seeping into classrooms. WWLTV

New Mexico governor participating in climate adaptation summit. Alamogordo Daily News

Wind power may go east. Tulsa World

Documents show early worries about safety of rig. New York Times

Chemicals in oil from Gulf spill cause ‘gas station’ odor. New Orleans Times Picayune

Pelicans in peril. USA Today

Estimates suggest spill is biggest in US history. New York Times

Deepwater Horizon oil spill revealed an industry ill-prepared to deal with ‘black swan’ event. New Orleans Times-Picayune

BP told to reduce chemical use in gulf. Wall Street Journal

BP oil spill: Gov. Jindal asks for permission to build barrier islands. ABC

Despite previous spills, oil cleanup research falls short. USA Today

Former senator, ex-EPA chief head oil spill panel. Associated Press

Cleaning oil-soaked wetlands may be impossible. Associated Press

NM Supreme Court seeks responses in emissions case. Associated Press

Jindal: ‘The day we’ve been fearing is upon us.’ Associated Press

BP says it is capturing 5,000 barrels of oil a day from gulf spill. Washington Post

BP accused of cover-up. Reuters

US, Mexico seek oil moratorium near gulf border. Bloomberg

Wind turbine parts maker to build Arkansas plant. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Gulf oil spill: NOAA expands no-fishing zone to nearly a fifth of the gulf. Los Angeles Times

In gulf spill, BP using dispersants banned in UK. ProPublica

Deep sea oil plumes, dispersants endanger reefs. Associated Press

NM proposes cap-and-trade program. Associated Press

Alternative energy bill passes Okla. House. KTUL

Tiniest victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may turn out to be most important. New Orleans Times-Picayune

BP’s own probe finds safety issues on Atlantis rig. Associated Press

Wind energy the future of NM? KOAT

Huge BP spill means a high-stakes hurricane season. Reuters

Unexpected praise in Louisiana for Obama administration’s spill response. Washington Post

Ark. Supreme Court upholds decision that voided coal plant permit. Arkansas News Bureau

Oil spill officials try to blunt fears of all-out ecological disaster. Solveclimate

BP to deploy smaller containment dome this week. Reuters

BP sprays more chemicals into main Gulf oil leak. Associated Press

Louisiana has long history balancing energy, environment. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Oil spill threatens already weakened wetlands. Associated Press

Gulf oil spill: Florida Panhandle starts preparing. Los Angeles Times

Majority of Arkansans believe global warming unproven, poll finds. Arkansas News Bureau

Oil’s hidden costs visible, but will it matter? Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Pushing wetlands to the brink.Climate Central

Unable to stanch oil, BP will try to gather it. New York Times

Deep beneath the Gulf, oil may be wreaking havoc. Associated Press

In Gulf of Mexico, chemicals under scrutiny. New York Times

Multiple parishes work to save Lake Pontchartrain. WDSU

Oil threatens Louisiana’s hurricane protection. WVUE