Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Because Ed Markey (D-Mass.) never rests, the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a rare recess hearing this morning on the oil spill.
The panel, "The BP Oil Spill: Accounting for the Spilled Oil and Ensuring the Safety of Seafood from the Gulf," features government and independent scientists, and will focus both on the question of where the oil went and how it may be affecting the food chain in the region. It's recess, so Markey and congressional staffers are probably going to be the only ones there for the hearing. But they do have a strong line-up:
I'll be live-tweeting the hearing below: