Obama Commission to Investigate Oil Spill

Sunday, May 23, 2010

According to a May 22 report from Reuters, U.S. President Barack Obama said that offshore oil drilling could only go forward if there were assurances that a disaster like the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill would not happen again. Obama officially unveiled a commission to investigate the accident. Former Democratic Senator Bob Graham and former Environmental Protection Agency chief William Reilly will co-chair the panel. Obama also made his first reference to the possibility of a separate criminal probe into disaster.

(Source: Reuters)


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