Obama vows to 'restore' Gulf Coast

Help

US President Barack Obama has promised that the Gulf environment will been "restored" following the BP oil spill, "no matter how long it takes".

His comments came as he visited Florida with his family in an effort to show solidarity with those areas affected by the oil spill.

Meanwhile, BP has said it will press ahead with plans to drill a second relief well to ensure that the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is permanently sealed.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.