Obama on oil spill: Progress but 'job isn't done'
President Barack Obama picks up balls of tar while touring the beach May 28, 2010 in Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
April 20th, 2011
07:32 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama on oil spill: Progress but 'job isn't done'

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that "significant progress" has been made in tackling the Gulf oil spill disaster, but he stressed that the "job isn't done."

He made the statement one year after the Deepwater Horizon oil platform explosion, which killed 11 men. BP's Macondo well blew out, resulting in an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.

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  1. CNNLover

    The GOPers don't care about the damage that spill did. They're in bed with BP.

    April 20, 2011 07:38 am at 7:38 am |
  2. diridi

    Pres. Obama, no one can fight against nature. It takes its own time to recuperate.....o.k, Let it settle down by itself. It will. Just concentrate on Fuel efficiency, and Energy independence, and Green Energy.....we will be alright.

    April 20, 2011 07:43 am at 7:43 am |