Category Archives: Interior Dept.

Obama Administration Bans Offshore Oil Drilling in Eastern Gulf of Mexico for Five Years

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 They say even a broken clock is correct twice a day. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday that the Obama administration will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the … Continue reading

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Thursday, May 27, 2010 Elizabeth Birnbaum, director of the troubled Minerals Management Service agency that oversees offshore drilling was fired resigned under pressure today, as President Obama finally moved more aggressively to take charge of the Gulf oil spill. But … Continue reading

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Minerals Management Service Staff Enjoyed Hunting Trips, Sports Events, Internet Porn and Meth

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 As the Gulf region slowly succumbs to a slow death caused by the BP rig explosion and subsequent spill of millions of gallons of oil, a 2008 report by then-Inspector General Earl Devaney has surfaced which … Continue reading

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Despite Gulf Disaster, Seven New Drilling Permits Issued

Monday, May 24, 2010 If you thought the oil disaster would slow or even halt new oil projects in Gulf of Mexico, then think again. Interior Secretary Salazar reiterated that his agency has no intentions of stopping all new oil … Continue reading

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Gulf Oil Spill Much Worse than BP, Interior Admits

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 Alabama resident John Walthen filmed this aerial footage of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill wrecking havoc in the Gulf of Mexico. Walthen says, “For the first time in my environmental career, I find myself using the … Continue reading

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