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CREW and Open Government Groups Urge Access to All Gulf Oil Spill Monitoring Data

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, CREW and 37 advocates for open government sent a letter
to President Obama urging that he give public access to all monitoring
data related to the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. As the American
people begin to deal with one of the worst environmental disasters in
our nation's history, this data will prove to be of great national

to read the groups' letter.

to learn more about CREW and Greenpeace's FOIA requests
for oil spill video feeds and related documents.


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