Smoke rises from the BP oil spill site as natural gas is burned off, while the drilling of two relief wells continue, in the Gulf of Mexico

 
Smoke rises from the BP oil spill site as natural gas is burned off, while the drilling of two relief wells continue, in the Gulf of Mexico
Smoke rises from the BP oil spill site as natural gas is burned off, while the drilling of two relief wells continue, in the Gulf of Mexico, July 4, 2010. A commission appointed by President Barack Obama to study the causes of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill gives academics and environmentalists a prominent role in making recommendations about the future of offshore drilling in the United States. REUTERS/Lyle W. Ratliff (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)