Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Congressional Research Service oil spill reports

January 28, 2011, 3:58 pm
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS works exclusively and directly for Members of Congress, their Committees and staff on a confidential, nonpartisan basis.

The most commonly requested CRS product is the general congressional distribution reports, known as "CRS Reports." Since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, CRS has released a number of Reports related to oil spills:




(2011). Congressional Research Service oil spill reports. Retrieved from


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