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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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    Presidential Remarks on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    President Obama spoke about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill at the Theodore Staging Facility. In his remarks he said that BP has submitted a revised containment plan that proposes to…

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Admiral Allen briefed reporters on the latest on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
    In his remarks he said BP has removed a containment cap over the leaking well iafter a remote-controlled…

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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Witnesses testified about the response efforts to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill forllowing a catastrophic explosion on the oil rig, Deepwater Horizon. Heads of the Coast Guard and…

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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Update

    Thad Allen gave an update on the latest Gulf of Mexico oil spill news.

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    Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Admiral Thad Allen gave an update on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the Obama administration’s ongoing response efforts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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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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    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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    White House Daily Briefing

    Admiral Thad Allen briefed reporters on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. He was joined by Robert Gibbs and Energy Adviser Carol Browner.

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    Briefing on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    Admiral Allen briefed reporters on efforts to cap the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. He announced that BP successfully cut the riser pipe using giant shears rather than the saw that became…

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    State of the Coast Guard

    Admiral Thad W. Allen, who was due to retire later that year, gave his final state of the Coast Guard address. He talked about Coast Guard partnerships with international and federal…

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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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    White House Daily Briefing

    Admiral Allen briefed reporters on the latest news on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Among the topics he addressed were the spill’s changing scope and location, and problems with…

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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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    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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    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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    Coast Guard Change of Command Ceremony

    President George Bush spoke at the Change of Command Ceremony for the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. Secretary Chertoff presided over the ceremony where Admiral Thad Allen assumed…

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    Admiral Thad Allen Briefing on BP Oil Spill

    Admiral Thad Allen gave an update on the recent developments of the BP oil spill over the past 24 hours as well as what is going on in local communities. He also responded to questions…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Admiral Thad Allen briefed reporters during the White House daily briefing on the latest news in the Gulf of Mexico spill. Admiral Allen has retired from the Coast Guard but remains in…

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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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