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Sorry, Jeff, EPA gets tougher on dispersants


Well, we’ve learn how powerful our Congressman Jeff Miller is. Days after he pushed for EPA relax its approval process for BP’s use of the dispersants, the federal agency become stricter. Darn it, Jeff. You tried so hard to help the oil giant.

EPA last night began posting results from the ongoing monitoring of BP’s use of underwater dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico at www.epa.gov/bpspill. EPA received this data from BP last night and posted it within hours.

Secretary Napolitano and EPA Administrator Jackson sent a letter to BP CEO Tony Hayward stressing their expectation that BP to conduct all actions in a transparent manner, with all data and information related to the spill readily available to the U.S. government and the American people. The letter stated that BP must promptly provide to the United States Government and the public all data and information regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and update it daily. Read the letter.