Today, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources begins a series of hearings into the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  Representatives from BP, Transocean, and Haliburton are expected to testify about what may have gone wrong, the possible impact to the environment, and how the companies are planning on containing the damage.

Watch the hearing via C-Span’s live feed.

Read the testimony of the witnesses via the Committee’s website.