House Dems Press BP For Response To New Gulf Oil Sheen

Law360, New York (October 16, 2012, 3:25 PM EDT) -- Two Democratic congressmen on Tuesday asked BP PLC to spell out its response to a recently discovered oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico that they said casts doubt on the company’s plans for limiting long-term damage from the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010.

The correspondence from Reps. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Henry Waxman of California requests details about how extensive a subsea examination the British energy giant intends to conduct to pinpoint the source of a slick the U.S. Coast Guard encountered in...
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