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.


“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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