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Spill commission asks Obama to consider action on drilling

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President Obama has asked his staff to look into executive actions that could make offshore oil drilling safer. 
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Senior House Republicans lukewarm to spill commission report

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Two senior Republicans declined to embrace the final report from the presidential commission that probed the BP oil spill, underscoring political hurdles the panel faces as it prods Congress to toughen drilling rules and boost funding for regulators.Ho…
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Senior House Republicans lukewarm to spill commission report

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Two senior Republicans declined to embrace the final report from the presidential commission that probed the BP oil spill, underscoring political hurdles the panel faces as it prods Congress to toughen drilling rules and boost funding for regulators.Ho…
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Senior House Republicans lukewarm to spill commission report

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Two senior Republicans declined to embrace the final report from the presidential commission that probed the BP oil spill, underscoring political hurdles the panel faces as it prods Congress to toughen drilling rules and boost funding for regulators.Ho…
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Obama meets with oil spill commission

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Members of the oil spill commission met Tuesday with President Obama and a number of administration officials at the White House to discuss the panel’s findings.The commission released its final report Tuesday. The report blamed “systemic” problems wit…
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Obama meets with oil spill commission

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Members of the oil spill commission met Tuesday with President Obama and a number of administration officials at the White House to discuss the panel’s findings.The commission released its final report Tuesday. The report blamed “systemic” problems wit…
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EPA unveils chromium-6 testing guidelines

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The head of the Environmental Protection Agency released guidance Tuesday outlining steps communities can take to test for unsafe levels of chromium-6, a likely carcinogen, in public drinking water.The guidance comes after a report released last month …
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Hearings on BP report pile up as spill commission woos Congress

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Add the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to the list of Capitol Hill panels that are holding hearings on the final report by the presidential commission that probed the BP oil spill.Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), the environment committee?…
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Hearings on BP report pile up as spill commission woos Congress

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Add the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to the list of Capitol Hill panels that are holding hearings on the final report by the presidential commission that probed the BP oil spill.Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), the environment committee?…
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After release of spill commission report, oil industry plays defense

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The oil industry quickly began playing defense Tuesday after the national oil spill commission blamed “systemic” problems within the industry for last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill.Just hours after the release of the report, the oil industry is…
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