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Weekly Address: BP Spill Independent Commission

Summary: 
The President discusses the newly-created independent commission to look into the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, promising accountability not just for BP, but for those in government who bore responsibility.

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. 

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