They Were Warned
response to the Obama administration's plans to open up offshore
drilling - plans now on hold - experts warned they were dramatically underestimating the threat and impact of oil
spills, Dan Froomkin and a whistle-blowing group report. Too often,
they say, Obama appointees in the Interior Department have not done
enough to reverse the anti-environmental stance of their Bush
"For the most part, the Obama team is still the Bush team...(They
are) managers who were promoted for basically violating the law."