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Oil Spill Hearing

On the Hill, Gulf Oil Drilling Safety Takes a Back Seat

Rocky Kistner | Posted 08.04.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Rep. Issa trotted out Gulf politicians intent on bashing Obama administration oil drilling policies. The hearing could have been called, "Making the Oil Industry Whole Again: How the Obama Administration Put Safety Before Profits."

BP Oil Spill Hearing LIVE: Video, Photos, Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The BP oil spill hearing is underway and you can follow along live below, as Congressmen question BP CEO Tony Hayward. In his opening statement, Hayw...

Ryan Grim

Partial Owner Of Deepwater Horizon Declines To Testify, Receives 'Executive Of The Year' Award Instead | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Two of the four oil companies on the hook for the Gulf cleanup tab have rejected a Senate request to come testify about their efforts to make resident...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Spill Hearing: Oil Execs Will Point Fingers At Each Other | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Executives from the three companies most implicated in the disastrous oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico will point fingers at each other Tuesday...