Jo Bonner

Coast still struggling

As much as we want to welcome the departure of the oil polluting our Gulf, the news still brings little comfort to our region which ... Read more

Biden visits lower Alabama

A month after President Barack Obama toured the U.S. Coast Guard Gulf oil spill incident response staging area in Theodore, Alabama, Vice President Joe Biden ... Read more

President tours Gulf Coast

Last week President Barack Obama made his first visit to coastal Alabama to assess the physical and economic damage caused by the Gulf oil spill.  ... Read more

Focus is on shutting off well

For more than a month, I have devoted space in this column to the crisis in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil leak continues to ... Read more

Oil spill is disaster in slow motion

Thursday will mark 30 days since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform and the tragic deaths of 11 personnel aboard. It also ... Read more