Responding to the BP Disaster

Daniel J. Weiss discusses what the federal government's role should be in the BP disaster, how the military should be involved, and how we can prevent oil disasters from happening again.

What should the federal government’s role be in the BP disaster? Should the military be involved in the disaster? How can we prevent a disaster like this from happening again?

(transcript, mp4, YouTube)

For more information, see:

The positions of American Progress, and our policy experts, are independent, and the findings and conclusions presented are those of American Progress alone. A full list of supporters is available here. American Progress would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters who make our work possible.


Daniel J. Weiss

Senior Fellow