"Axelrod: No New Drilling Until Answers on Accident"

"A top adviser to President Barack Obama  says no new oil drilling will be authorized until authorities learn what caused the explosion of the rig Deepwater Horizon.

David Axelrod also defended the administration's response to the April 20 accident, saying 'we had the Coast Guard in almost immediately.;"

The Associated Press had the story Aprril 30, 2010.

See Also:

"Oil Spill Pressures White House On Drilling, Climate" (Reuters)

"Oil Spill Could Delay, Alter Obama Plans for More Offshore Drilling" (Los Angeles Times)

Source: AP, 04/30/2010