Oil Spill Response Capabilities A panel of experts testified to the Senate Energy Committee about the capability of a U.S. response to an oil spill in the Caribbean and… read more

Oil Spill Response Capabilities A panel of experts testified to the Senate Energy Committee about the capability of a U.S. response to an oil spill in the Caribbean and the political, economic, and environmental effects of another spill. The panelists talked specifically about two new rigs that were being built near the coast of Cuba, one by the Spanish and the other by the Chinese. They noted that long standing sanctions between the United States and Cuba could complicate assistance efforts by the U.S. in the event of a spill. close

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  • Michael R. Bromwich Director Department of the Interior->Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement
  • Brian Salerno Deputy Commandant U.S. Coast Guard->Operations
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 18, 2011 | 9:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 09, 2011 | 5:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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