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"Gulf Spill Raises Questions About Role of Oil Consultants"

Consulting firms helped the BP and other oil companies draw up flawed drilling plans and environmental assessments -- which the Minerals Management Service, under pressure from Congress, the industry, and the Bush administration, then approved. While the Obama administration is cracking down on oil companies and federal regulators, the consultants who helped make the Gulf catastrophe possible are getting far less scrutiny.

Source: McClatchy, 07/16/2010

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