Oil Spill Commission Blames Everyone

Oil Spill Commission Blames Everyone

The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling released a sneak preview of its report Wednesday. Verdict: “systemic failure” by all parties involved, including government regulators. The Commission says this kind of thing could happen again.

More:

“Commission blames Deepwater Horizon spill on ‘systemic problems,'” Scott Tong, Marketplace.

“Companies accused of cost-cutting in oil spill report,” BBC News.

“The Deepwater Horizon report: Blame and shame,” The Economist.

“Gulf of Mexico oil spill could happen again, says report critical of BP,” Greig Box-Turnbull, Daily Mirror.

“The oil drilling industry, in over their heads,” Washington Post editorial.

“An oil spill born of complacency,” Financial Times editorial.

 

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