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“A Blowout Scenario is Not Required”

5/26/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger BP convinced the federal agency that oversees drilling safety, the Minerals Management Service (MMS), that a well blowout like what has now occurred at the Macondo well was so unlikely that “a blowout scenario…is not required …

Will the Oil Spill Become America’s Moment to Embrace a Clean Energy Future?

5/8/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger As I head back from the Gulf coast today, where I saw firsthand some of the terrible impacts of the BP oil disaster, I read Al Gore’s excellent op-ed that ran in The New Republic today. …