Gulf MMS Workers Into Drugs, Porn, Illegal Gifts: DOI

Law360, New York (May 25, 2010, 11:14 AM EDT) -- Louisiana employees of the Minerals Management Service — the agency charged with regulating U.S. offshore drilling — were viewing pornography on government computers, using drugs, and unlawfully accepting gifts from oil and gas companies, a new report by the U.S. Department of the Interior's inspector general has found.

MMS workers, on the hot seat in the wake of the ongoing massive BP PLC oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, accepted sporting event tickets, lunches and other gifts and used government computers to visit adult websites...
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