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    The Gulf Coast and Natural and Human-Caused Disasters

    Panelists talked about the various natural and human-made issues impacting the Gulf Coast, including potential future disasters. U.S. Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt said that…

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    Homeland Security

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and her predecessors Michael Chertoff and Tom Ridge discussed the department’s evolution and future.

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    Oil and Gas Development

    Witnesses testified on the future of oil and gas development and pending legislation. Among the issues they addressed were proposals to extend offshore oil and gas exploration efforts,…

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    Report on Deepwater Horizon Spill

    National Oil Spill Commissioner Terry Garcia urged Congress to restore the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem. He appeared with Commissioner Donald Boesch and former Deepwater Horizon…

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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Commission, Thad Allen

    Admiral Thad Allen spoke at the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling’s third series of meetings. Admiral Allen talked about lessons…

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    Deepwater Blowout Containment Capabilities

    Government officials and industry executives talked about efforts to improve the ability to respond to deep water drilling blowouts as the deadline for the end of a moratorium on offshore…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Topics included efforts to remove the blowout preventer and the investigation of and research on subsea oil.

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen spoke to reporters and answered questions about recovery efforts and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. The briefing was joined in progress and there were technical difficulties…

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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Response

    Thad Allen answered questions about the impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP’s response, and what tasks still remain. In his remarks he announced that the bottom kill…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions on the latest news concerning the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including the decision to replace the blowout preventer and cap on top of the…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In his remarks, he said efforts to fill the broken well with cement from the bottom remain a…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions on the latest news concerning the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen talked about permanently capping BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as well as clean up and restoration efforts. The Obama administration reported the previous day…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Admiral Thad Allen, Carol Browner and Jane Lubchenco joined Robert Gibbs at the White House daily briefing on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. They spoke about government and BP findings…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions on the latest information related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In his comments he said a leak discovered in the well the…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions on the latest news related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the plan to inject mud and cement into the top and bottom of the damaged…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions about the next steps toward permanently plugging the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico and efforts to determine the total amount of oil…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen and Admiral Paul Zukunft spoke to reporters and outlined steps to be taken over the next few weeks aimed at permanently plugging the oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. They…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Thad Allen briefed reporters on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In his remarks he said preparations are underway to move ships away from an approaching storm and that the cap on…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Admiral Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions on the federal response to the Gulf of Mexico Oil spill. Among the topics he addressed were the status of integrity tests on…

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