BP OIl Spill: New Investigation Reveals Training Exercises Showed Gaps In Government Preparedness, Botched Response

07/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Center for Public Integrity

Over the last eight years, the U.S. government has conducted four major drills to prepare for a massive oil spill, the results of which foreshadowed many of the weaknesses in coordination, communication, expertise, and technology that have plagued the federal response to the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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