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Step One to Hold Big Oil Accountable

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

While the legislation we will vote on today does not address the larger issue of why we are drilling further offshore and deeper than ever before, it does take some real steps to prevent future oil spills -- both on land and offshore.

Haiti One Month Later

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Normally I would think twice about the usefulness of spending less than six hours on the ground in a country, but my deep personal concerns about Haiti made it worth the travel.