Salazar, MMS Director Testify At House Hearing On Implications Of Oil Spill

In This Photo: David Hayes
Department of Interior Deputy Secretary David Hayes testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill on May 26, 2010 in Washington, DC. Five weeks after the BP Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and resulting oil spill, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar answered lawmakers? questions about the Obama Administration?s new tougher safety requirements for offshore oil drilling and more rigorous inspections regimen for those operations.
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