Texas leaders still back offshore drilling despite Gulf incident

05/6/2010 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

Texas officials continued to express support for offshore drilling even after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. State Republican leaders, including Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Attorney General Greg Abbott, were confident that BP could resolve the incident. Gov. Rick Perry said that the company has a good safety record.

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