Alexander to Sec. Salazar: “Make Sure the Economic Consequences of the Moratorium Are Not Worse than the Environmental Consequences of the Spill”

June 23 2010

 

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WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, of which he is the ranking Republican, addressed Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on oversight of offshore drilling in the wake of the Gulf oil spill.