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AP source: White House to name new oil agency head

A Democratic official is telling The Associated Press that the White House is about to announce a new head of the agency that regulates the oil industry.

Tags: newscast , management

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 05:37pm EDT

NOAA official honored for oil spill efforts

Amy Merten, spatial data branch chief in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Response and Restoration, is being honored for her efforts at using a new online data system to help clean up in the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Tags: amy merten , Service to America Medal , NOAA , technology , best practices

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 05:13pm EDT

Coast Guard harbored concerns about oil rigs

Globs of sticky brownish ooze soil miles of sensitive shoreline and marsh from Alabama to Louisiana. Former Coast Guard vice admiral Brian Peterman tells Federal News Radio deepwater oil rigs have caused concern for years.

Tags: Federal Drive , USCG , Brian Peterman , Command Consulting Group , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 05/28/2010, 10:51am EDT

Allen on his Coast Guard service, Gulf Coast oil spill

Adm. Thad Allen is one of the most widely praised feds for his work during the Gulf Oil Spill. Recently retired, he joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the Coast Guard response to the spill and his time in office.

Tags: Thad Allen , Coast Guard , Gulf Coast , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 10/08/2010, 04:52pm EDT

A look inside BP's operations center in Houston

CNN's Brian Todd brings us details

Tags: newscast , Brian Todd , CNN , BP , DorobekInsider

Wednesday - 06/09/2010, 05:06pm EDT

Update: Oil spill pictures reveal devastation

CNN's Brian Todd brings us an update.

Tags: newscast , DorobekInsider , CNN , Brian Todd ,

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 04:15pm EDT

USGS' Hsieh helped stop Gulf Coast oil spill

The work by Dr. Paul Hsieh has led to a nomination for a Service to America Medal in the Science and Environment category.

Tags: Paul Hsieh , USGS , Service to America Medals , Sammies , Gulf Coast , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 05:51pm EDT

Have a crisis? There's an app for that.

Alex Howard, Government 2.0 Washington Correspondent for O'Reilly Media, explains some of the ways government departments are taking advantage of collaborative tools to meet their missions.

Tags: Alex Howard , O'Reilly Media , Gov 2.0 , apps , technology , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 03:27pm EST

Oil spill panel calls for higher standards

A presidential panel investigating the Gulf oil spill says that the oil industry, Congress and the Obama administration need to do more to reduce the chances of another large-scale disaster. Panel co-chair, former Senator Bob Graham joins us with details.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , Bob Graham

Monday - 01/17/2011, 10:31am EST

Public floods BP with oil response ideas

USA Today reports the public submitted 123,000 ideas to BP on how to stop the oil flow and clean up the spill.

Tags: Must Reads , Dorobek Insider , USA Today , Thad Allen , transparency , innovation , Gov 2.0 , Gulf Coast

Monday - 11/15/2010, 01:47pm EST
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