Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—May 25, 2010. In response to a new Interior Department Inspector General report about the Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Feinstein today blasted the agency’s shoddy oversight of offshore drilling and criticized reports of overly cozy relationships revealed between MMS regulators and oil industry officials.
Chairman Feinstein also announced that the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Administration’s proposed restructuring of MMS on Wednesday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies has . . .