US President Obama speaks about the BP oil spill in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

 
US President Obama speaks about the BP oil spill in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the BP oil spill in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington July 16, 2010. Obama said on Friday that despite the apparent success of BP's efforts to cap its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, the problem would not be resolved until relief wells had been completed. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS HEADSHOT IMAGES OF THE DAY)