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Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

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  • Baron Scarpia Logan, UT
    May 11, 2014 2:06 p.m.

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke at Weber State a couple of months back, and she noted that congress has cut her budget back significantly, making it difficult to inspect, let alone update regulations on new technologies and industrial processes being waged on public lands. This is precisely what our congress wants.

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    May 11, 2014 4:39 p.m.

    ‘Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells’

    . . . In other words, "Conservatives" got their way again.

  • Papaman6 Los Angeles, CA
    May 13, 2014 1:07 p.m.

    GaryO, I believe it is the "Liberals" that are keeping the Feds so busy preventing new wells that they don't have time to inspect...