News bites: Gulf rig accident could shift regulators’ focus, and more

“Last week’s blowout on a natural gas rig off the Louisiana coast could shift regulators’ focus to shallow-water drilling and make an overhaul of safety equipment regulations more likely,” the news service reports.

AP also has the latest on an oil spill in Thailand.

Reuters revisits the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan.

“Two and a half years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima plant faces a daunting array of unknowns,” Reuters reports.

National Journal reports from a Capitol Hill forum on wildfires and climate change.