09 May '11, 11am

House GOP mark BP spill anniversary with rush for new drilling #HEAT #youcut #Pledge #GasAndOilParty #p2 #tcot

House GOP mark BP spill anniversary with rush for new drilling #HEAT #youcut #Pledge #GasAndOilParty #p2 #tcot

House GOP mark BP spill anniversary with rush for new drilling May 9, 2011 By Kiley Kroh Last week, one year and two weeks after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig took the lives of 11 people and perpetuated the worst environmental disaster in US history, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives began voting on a trio of bills designed to repeat the catastrophe: HR 1230: Reopening risky offshore drilling . The first of the “Oil Above All” bills, HR 1230, passed the House by a vote of 266-149. If enacted into law, the bill would force the Administration to offer lease sales in the Gulf and off Virginia that were canceled in the wake of the BP disaster, after the administration determined safety standards and environmental impact assessments were in serious need of reform. HR 1229: Accelerating drilling permits . The bill would force the Secretary of Interi...

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