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BP regains ability to do work for government (exempt LA RAT Landrieu jazzed)
Journal Gazette ^ | 3/14/14 | DINA CAPPIELLO

Posted on 03/15/2014 3:18:15 PM PDT by Libloather

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The new chair of the Senate Energy Committee, Sen. Mary Landrieu, praised the agreement.

“BP has rightly been held responsible in a court of law and should continue to make whole the individuals and businesses that were impacted by the oil spill, but barring them from entering new contracts on top of that amounted to double jeopardy and set a terrible precedent that I hope will not be repeated,” said Landrieu, D-La. “The good news is that BP will now be able to participate in next week’s lease sale that will bring much-needed revenue to Louisiana and other oil-producing states along the Gulf Coast.”

Tyson Slocum, director of Public Citizen’s Energy Program, criticized the move for letting BP “off the hook.” The company “has failed to prove that it is a responsible contractor deserving of lucrative taxpayer deals,” he said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bp; energy; government; landrieu; offshore; oil
Will she have any voters left after this?
1 posted on 03/15/2014 3:18:15 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

So you agree with Ralph Nader and Public Citizen on this?


2 posted on 03/15/2014 4:27:36 PM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: Libloather

Moon’s daughter is OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


3 posted on 03/15/2014 5:54:38 PM PDT by bandleader
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