The 2010 Bush-Cheney Gulf Coast Oil SpillQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|in 2005, the Bush-Cheney administration allowed the U.S. oil and gas industry to regulate itself. The federal agency responsible for managing oil and gas resources and for collecting royalties from companies, the Interior Department's Minerals Management Service (MMS), decided, on August 30, 2005, that oil companies, rather than the government, were in the best position for determining their operations' environmental impacts.|
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