US Justice Dept sends team to monitor oil spill

U.S. Attorney General Holder said he was dispatching a team of lawyers to New Orleans to monitor the oil spill.

US Justice Dept sends team to monitor oil spill

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday he was dispatching a team of lawyers to New Orleans to monitor the oil spill and that the Obama administration would vigorously enforce environmental laws.

"The Justice Department stands ready to make available every resource at our disposal to vigorously enforce the laws that protect the people who work and reside near the Gulf, the wildlife, the environment and the American taxpayers," Holder said in a statement.

Reuters

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