Friday, May 21, 2010

Drain The Swamp

Alligator, Everglades USA Mr. Secretary, it is long past time to drain the safety and environmental swamp at the Minerals Management Agency, which of course is the lead federal agency over oil drilling. Now, my view is that this agency had been denial about safety problems for years.

-- Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), in a hearing on the Gulf oil spill, regarding BP's exemption from comprehensive environmental review of the project that resulted in the spill, May 2010

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