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,… read more

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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spoke about short and long-term impacts of the spill. Following their remarks, members questioned executives about theire personal responsibility and that of their companies, BP and Transocean, in the incident.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
293570-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2010

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  • May 19, 2010 | 1:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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