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Vol. 19, No. 20 Week of May 18, 2014
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Government failed to inspect at-risk oil wells

GAO cites weak control by Interiorís BLM based on outdated science, incomplete monitoring; Beaudreau agrees with state coordination

Hope Yen

Associated Press

The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say. The report, obtained by The Associated Press before its public release, highlights substantial gaps in ove....


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