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Nelson: Did Big Oil quash safety regulations?
| Mark Benjamin
Posted on 05/03/2010 3:46:53 PM PDT by Nachum
In response to the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is asking the Interior Department's inspector general to review the extent to which the oil and natural gas industry exercised influence over the development of drilling safety regulations.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: big; nelson; oil; safety
One alinsky-soviet show trial coming up...
posted on 05/03/2010 3:46:53 PM PDT
I wonder if he was as interested in the extent to which the banking and investment industry exercised influence over the development of banking regulations.
posted on 05/03/2010 4:05:11 PM PDT
I do so hope there is a Rubio type pubbie around in 2012 to boot the smarmy rat Nelson outta here!
posted on 05/03/2010 4:11:58 PM PDT
(Where the law is not supreme, there demagogues spring up - Aristotle)
Pretty stupid targeting for an “anti GulagCare” whacko...Don’tcha think? It don’t wash.
posted on 05/03/2010 4:20:40 PM PDT
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