Nightly News   |  November 08, 2010

Spill panel: No evidence BP traded safety for savings

In its first hearing of the BP oil disaster investigation on Monday, a presidential commission panel said it has found no evidence that BP sacrificed safety in its oil drilling operation in order to save money. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

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>>> commission investigating the bp oil disaster held its first hearing today. the panel hasn't found evidence that bp sacrificed safety in its oil drilling operation. we should tell you the commission's chief counsel also expressed some irritation directed at congress saying the fact that the panel had no subpoena power makes it harder for them to get at the truth of what happened there.