ABSTRACT

Executive Order -- National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling [May 22, 2010]   [open pdf - 49KB]

In this Executive Order issued May 22, 2010, President Obama establishes the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. The Commission will "(a) examine the relevant facts and circumstances concerning the root causes of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster; (b) develop options for guarding against, and mitigating the impact of, oil spills associated with offshore drilling, taking into consideration the environmental, public health, and economic effects of such options; [and] (c) submit a final public report to the President with its findings and options for consideration within 6 months of the date of the Commission's first meeting."

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2010-05-22
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Public Domain
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White House: http://www.whitehouse.gov/
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