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Monday, July 12, 2010

Timeline leading up to BP disaster suggests bureaucratic corruption and oversight negligence at federal Minerals Management agency led to catastrophe

A Look Back on Secretary Salazar and the Minerals Management Service

(Congressional Western Caucus) --

The Congressional Western Caucus released a report today entitled “Salazar: The New Sheriff in Town,” that details the events taking place at the Department of Interior (DOI) and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) leading up to the April 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig. The timeline raises troubling questions about whether Secretary Ken Salazar and MMS officials were distracted by the Administration’s political agenda instead of focusing on the ongoing dysfunction within MMS.

click here to view timeline (PDF)



Anonymous said...

Here's the money trail:

John Stanley Tech said...

The whole BP debacle should never been allowed to escalate to this level. Did we run out of jail space?