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    Homeland Security Threats

    Former officials testified about challenges to homeland security and department operations in the ten years since the Department of Homeland Security was created. Among the topics they…

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    Federal Government Management

    Panelists discussed managing government services in times of budget cuts and in emergency situations. Former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen said that in crisis situations the…

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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 Operations

    Witnesses testified about the performance and operations of the Department of Homeland Security in its first years, as well as the future role of the department. among the topics they…

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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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    Panel on Border Security

    Panelists talked about U.S. border security. Topics included improving border security, illegal immigration and violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, and border security along the…

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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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