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Oil Spill Disaster – July 25 – the underbelly of response efforts

Is this disaster response or a political response? See article on July 25 on Politico.  White House dispatches Florida team to contain spill’s political backlash The White House has quietly launched an effort to confront the political backlash along the Gulf … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Disaster – July 6 – conflicts re regulation

To say “It’s complicated” is an understatement when it comes to how to regulate offshore oil drilling.  Obama Decried, Then Used, Some Bush Drilling Policies, WSJ July 5. The Obama administration’s actions in the court case exemplify the dilemma the White … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Disaster – June 28- Politics

The rumor around town is that the Republican Governors of the Gulf States have been told not to request a Presidential Disaster Declaration under the Stafford Act to deal with the oil spill.  Now a series of news articles suggest … Continue reading

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