National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Report

Members of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling spoke to reporters about the findings in its… read more

Members of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling spoke to reporters about the findings in its final report. Commission Chair Bob Graham said the explosion “did not have to happen” and was “foreseeable and preventable.” He also said in his remarks that BP, Transocean, and Halliburton were all to blame for the accident. The commission recommended more reform to prevent future spills. Co-Chair William Reilly in his comments that while government initial response began slowly, governmental response was good as a whole and that, “This was not Obama’s Katrina.” close

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  • Beinecke, Frances G. Member National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Report

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Program ID:
297428-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 11, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2011

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