Presidential Oil Spill Commission Begins Work

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

The Presidential Commission on the BP oil spill began work this week in New Orleans. The commission took testimony at their first hearing there Monday and Tuesday. University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Fran Ulmer is one of the commissioners. She says she’s been traveling southeast of New Orleans and has spoken with a lot of people directly affected by the spill.

UAA Chancellor Fran Ulmer is on the Presidential Commission on the BP oil spill. She says the next hearing is planned for the end of August.

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