As Chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee, Rep. Markey pushed BP to disclose all that it knew about the true flow rate of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico and conducted aggressive oversight into the use of unprecedented volumes of chemical dispersants that were used to combat the effects of the oil spill. In addition, Rep. Markey urged the Department of the Interior for information regarding their Blowout Preventer investigation.
Read more about the flow rate investigation here.
Read more about Rep. Markey's work on chemical dispersants here.
Read more about Rep. Markey's work with Department of the Interior and their Blowout Preventer investigation here.