US to get more control over BP spill website

The Department of Homeland Security wants a one-stop shop for information that is completely overseen by the government as it settles into the long-haul of dealing with the response to the disaster.

BP and the government are part of a unified command that is working together to try to contain the oil gusher, but the government has been directing BP at every turn.

A DHS spokesman tells The Associated Press that the joint relationship won’t change when the website is given a dot-gov address instead of a dot-com address.

But who can post information to the site would change.

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US to get more control over BP spill website