CNN story - here.
Obama toured the disaster zone today and pledged an unrelenting government effort to contain the spill. Meanwhile, today there was a report that one million feet of boom had been deployed. Finally, after eleven days, Obama acknowledged the severity of the spill and promised a 100% commitment.
This is new territory. What we do here will change what happens around the world. There are more deep water wells off the coast of West Africa than there are here, and many more planned.