In a second report card, the Oil Spill Commission gives Congress a D+.

Oil Spill Commission releases new report cardThe Oil Spill Commission Action, which is an outgrowth of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, has released a second report card entitled Assessing Progress: Three Years Later. The Administration, Congress, and the Oil Industry are graded on what they have and have not done to improve the safety of offshore exploration and drilling as outlined in the preceeding April 2012 report, Assessing Progress: Implementing the Recommendations of the National Oil Spill Commission. IAN science communication staff participated in the production of both reports.