Friday, June 25, 2010

Judge notes that Obama admin manipulated experts’ opinions in 'report'

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Judge Martin Feldman’s preliminary injunction against the deep-water drilling moratorium noted the dissents of experts who said that the Obama Administration “misrepresented” their opinions when the moratorium was announced. Feldman notes that

“[the experts] envisioned a more limited kind of moratorium, but a blanket moratorium was added after their final review, they complain, and was never agreed to by them.”

Speaking for himself and the seven other experts who disagree with the drilling moratorium, engineer Ken Arnold said that

“We believe as a group that the moratorium as written and as being implemented today actually has the effect of decreasing safety.”

The reason is that there are huge risks to shutting down deep-water wells that are currently functioning...


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