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WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) issued the following statement on the Department of Interior’s revisions to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Well Control Rule:

“The Department of Interior’s adjustment to the Well Control Rule will both reinforce safety and address over-regulation of the offshore drilling industry,” said Sen. Kennedy.  “We need to enforce regulations that make sense.  This rule change upholds safety as its number one priority and allows businesses to create jobs without excessive government interference.”

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