Weekly Address: BP Spill Independent Commission
06:00 AM EDT
The President announces that the independent commission he created for the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling will be chaired by former Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham and former EPA Administrator Bill Reilly. He promises accountability not just for BP, but for those in government who bore responsibility.
- Learn more about the government response.
- Learn more about the commission.
- Read the Executive Order establishing the commission.