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Minerals Management Service


  Need to Know, June 4, 2010

The Gulf Oil Spill and renewable energy.


  MMS and big oil’s ‘torrid affair’

Satirist Steve Brodner illustrates the complex entanglements affair between the Minerals Management Service and the oil industry.

Records show concerns about well, as BP says leak could last months

A House panel investigating the Gulf oil spill released new internal documents from BP that suggest engineers had concerns about the safety of the well as early as last year.

BP resumes ‘top kill’ procedure after failing to stop leak

Obama calls a moratorium on new drilling permits as hope that BP can plug the leak is renewed.

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