BP’s oil spill caused by fed’s dangerous culture of permissiveness’

Posted by Trish Riley, July 21, 2010

“There has been a pervasive failure by the regulators to take the actions necessary to protect safety and the environment,” said Rep Bart Stupak, D-Mich., the chairman of the committee’s oversight and investigative subcommittee. “These failures to regulate happened at the same time as federal officials offered oil and gas companies new incentives to drill in deeper and riskier waters in the Gulf of Mexico.”

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