Oil Execs Say They’re Helpless; Oil State Reps Say It Doesn’t Matter

By: Wednesday June 16, 2010 5:50 pm

Following in the bought and paid for footsteps of Louisiana Senators Landrieu and Vitter, a contingent of Gulf state Congressmen are insisting Obama lift the moratorium on new deepwater drilling and instead base energy policies on facts and science. Really?

 

With Oil Disaster Growing, Obama to Divide Minerals Management Service; Landrieu Still Defends Drilling

By: Tuesday May 11, 2010 3:35 pm

As Obama may be proposing the first real and positive change at the Federal level to address the extraction industry in a very long time, Senator Mary Landrieu (D-Oil) continues to demand more drilling.

Gulf of Mexico Deep Water Drilling Disaster: Oil Slick Now Over 1,800 Square Miles and Growing

By: Monday April 26, 2010 6:30 pm

As the oil spill continues unabated from the collapsed riser pipe left behind the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, the politicians begin their inevitable tepid response. Mary Landrieu scuttles for cover.

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