Steve Kornacki, host of “UP with Steve Kornacki” and senior writer for Salon, talks with Rachel Maddow about the tricky political ground President Obama has to navigate to address climate change and resist the pressures of a reckless oil industry while working around a recalcitrant Congress.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department filed a joint lawsuit with Arkansas on Thursday against oil producer Exxon Mobil Corp <XOM.N> over the pipeline spill in March of thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude oil in a suburban neighborhood. Full story
Mark Hertsgaard, contributor to The Daily Beast, talks with Rachel Maddow about the devastating health effects of Corexit, the oil dispersant used by BP in the Gulf to clean up oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill on the workers and residents of the area.
Dustin McDaniel, Arkansas Attorney General, talks with Rachel Maddow about the pressure he's keeping on Exxon to hold them accountable for the pipeline rupture that has polluted the town of Mayflower, Arkansas - particularly necessary given the power they exert over the spill scene.
Rachel Maddow shares photos and video of the pollution from the oil pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas being addressed with paper towels.
Now that a federal lawsuit has been filed over the Arkansas oil spill, MSNBC's Alex Witt talks to Coral Davenport, energy and environment reporter for the National Journal, about the Exxon-Mobile pipeline rupture and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Deb Miller and Susan Connolly, Michigan residents who live near the Kalamazoo River oil spill who are now advocates for pipeline safety, talk with Rachel Maddow about why tar sands spills are particularly nasty to clean up, and the disappointing official response to the Kalamazoo River spill.
Emergency crews work to clean up an oil spill near Interstate 40 in Mayflower, Arkansas in this file photo taken March 31, 2013. The U.S. Justice Department filed a joint lawsuit with Arkansas on Thursday against oil producer Exxon Mobil Corp over the pipeline spill in March of thousands of barrels
A young man wades his bicycle in the flooded street past a spill of heating oil in the eastern Bavarian village of Niederalteich, June 6, 2013. Tens of thousands of Germans, Hungarians and Czechs were evacuated from their homes on Wednesday as soldiers raced to pile up sandbags to hold back rising w
Drum skimmers and sorbent boom are used in a tributary to contain oil spill from Exxon pipeline rupture in Mayflower, Arkansas in this April 7, 2013 photo released to Reuters on April 11, 2013. Now, nearly two weeks after the 5,000-barrel spill occurred on Good Friday, a picture has emerged of a gia
Contaminated sorbent material is used to clean up oil spill from Exxon pipeline rupture in North Woods Subdivision in Mayflower, Arkansas in this April 3, 2013 photo released to Reuters on April 11, 2013. Now, nearly two weeks after the 5,000-barrel spill occurred on Good Friday, a picture has emerg