Coast Guard accuses White House of hindering oil spill response

A new Coast Guard report accused the White House and the Department of Homeland Security of having “severely restricted … timely, accurate information” about last summer’s BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “Several layers of review and approval … hindered the Coast Guard’s ability” to deliver “timely and effective crisis communications,” the report said. The Coast Guard needed Washington, D.C.’s prior approval to give media interviews, hold news conferences, send news releases or distribute photographs.

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By The Examiner Editorial Board