Top of the Hour: Weak on Environmental Regulation, Morning Headlines

Friday, December 17, 2010

A ship passes through oil covered water near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on June 19, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. (Charlie Neibergall/Getty)

Were cleanup efforts and regulation adequate in the gulf before and after BP's Oil spill? It depends on who you talk to, but one thing seems clear: the debate isn't over. Just as the Justice Department opened a large case against BP for more cleanup, The New York Times released documents detailing hand-wringing in Congress over lack of safety and regulation in the Gulf before the disaster. 

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