Minerals Management Service

  • The inside story of how Obama failed to crack down on the corruption of the Bush years – and let the world’s most dangerous oil company get away with murder A revealing article in Rolling Stone points out how Obama and Salazar did nothing to reform the well known corruption at MMS. It is expected…

  • Agency inspectors have still been accepting oil company gifts- Lawmakers assail Minerals Management Service. By Perry Bacon Jr., David A. Fahrenthold and Steven Mufson. Washington Post Staff Writer. The agency might be beyond the ability to be reformed.

  • Chris Oynes will step down Interior official who oversees offshore drilling for MMS resigns. Washington Post

  • Salazar claims he will solve problems by dividing the oil leasing/revenue collecting agency- It’s an obscure agency in the Dept of Interior to some, but not to the oil companies or the federal treasury. It collects more money than any federal agency except the IRS. It has been the seat of a number a scandals…

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