"Study Slams Confusion, Waste in BP Oil Spill Response"

A second report from the Oil Spill Commission, "entitled 'Decision-Making in the Unified Command,' portrays the cleanup effort as confused, wasteful and often ineffective, and offers thinly veiled criticism of some of the key figures in the effort, including Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.

Source: McClatchy, 10/07/2010
November 16, 2010

Free Webinar: Covering the Green Economy — The Future of Energy

Learn at your desk with a free Webinar; instruction by Angel Gonzalez, Houston bureau chief for Dow Jones Newswires.

Congress OKs Oil Spill Prevention, Fishing Vessel Safety Upgrades

"Congress Friday unanimously passed and sent to the President the first authorization bill the U.S. Coast Guard has had since 2006. The measure strengthens oil spill protections, saves taxpayer dollars by overhauling a failed Coast Guard acquisitions program and sets new fishing vessel safety standards."

Source: ENS, 10/06/2010


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