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Tighter regulations to follow Gulf oil spill

Congressional pressure on federal agencies, especially the Interior Department’s Minerals Management Service, is likely to lead to tighter rules for the oil and natural gas sector.

The Senate Homeland Security committee kicked off a series of hearings examining the government’s role in the cleanup of the massive oil leak threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast on Monday with testimony from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

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  • rick013

    I need to know why the head of homeless insecurity is involved in this spill. Is she now in charge of the Interior Department? Seems to me that Nappy poo should be more concerned with security of the borders and potential for terrorists to do harm to Americans than interfering in Interior affairs.

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  • jayare

    it would be nice if they would just inforce the one that they have now instead of taken the money and looking the other way.when they get caught not enforceing the law and taking bribes they allways say there are not enough laws they never say we toke allot of money from them so they can do that they paid for it