BP Gulf Oil Spill 1-Year Anniversary; Congress Yet to Pass Any Major Laws On Oil and Gas Drilling

A year after the BP oil spill ravaged the Gulf of Mexico, Congress has passed no major bills on oil and gas drilling. More than 100 different measures have been introduced. Dozens of hearings have been held. But nothing has been done to make offshore drilling any safer, hold BP accountable or prevent another disaster in the future, congressional lawmakers admit. It has been a year of a lot of talk, but little action. Senate Democrats, led in the spring of 2010 by Majority Leader Harry Reid...Full Story
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