Nat'l Commission On BP Oil Spill Holds Public Hearing In Washington
In This Photo: Thad Allen, William Reilly
Former EPA Administrator William Reilly listens to retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, national incident commander for the Gulf oil spill, during a BP Oil Spill Commission panel discussion on September 27, 2010 in Washington, DC. The commission is hearing testimony on the decision making within the unified command in dealing with the April 20 explosion and fire killed 11 workers, sunk the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and unleashed 206 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico.
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