Obama slams public and private sector over oil spill

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President criticises "cosy relationship" between Minerals Management Service and oil firms

President Obama criticised his own government on Friday for its complicity in allowing the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, announcing a complete review of the Minerals Management Service, which...

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