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Final Report from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
|NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE BP DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPI||2011|
Finished the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling report. There were a lot of ways that BP et. al. were wrong, but it was fortunate the BP had deep pockets to pay for cleanup efforts and compensation for some of those who lost money. Of course the commission brings up the questions -- we obviously need better regulation, but how do we pay the regulators, and how do we make sure oil companies have the resources to respond to a spill without creating monopolies? As good documents-writing people, they threw out some answers.