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June 4, 2010

Markey: Halliburton Denies Responsibility for Oil Spill, Rejects Contributing Money to Scientists

Filed under: environment,National Politics — Matt Dernoga @ 5:35 pm
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Call from Chairman for Independent Scientist Funding Met with Stunning Response from Major Player in Oil Spill Incident

June 4, 2010 – When Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) wrote to the companies involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to request contributions to an independent science fund, BP responded within three days with a commitment of $500 million, one of the few bright spots in this disaster.

Halliburton, on the other hand, has responded with a different tactic: deny responsibility for the disaster, and contribute zero funds. (more…)


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