Secretary Salazar Takes First Hand Look at Oil Spill Response
May 5, 2010
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today surveyed ongoing response efforts to combat the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, inspecting the four-story cofferdam that will attempt to capture the largest leak from the damaged wellhead; making an aerial survey of containment and cleanup efforts underway on Gulf waters; and visiting national wildlife refuges on the Louisiana and Alabama coast to assess on-the-ground efforts to protect sensitive areas.
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Secretary Salazar Visits Oil Spill Command Center, Launches Full Review of Offshore Drilling Safety Issues
Secretaries Salazar and Chu Lead Administration Team Offering Federal Scientific and Technological Support to BP Engineers