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U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, DFL-8th District, talks about working for the people during his 36 years in office, as he launched a re-election campaign Saturday in Bemidji and three other cities. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Oberstar calls for greater oil drilling safety

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Liability caps on oil drilling accidents need to be eliminated and increased safety measures put in place, says U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, DFL-8th District.


Oberstar, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, recently held hearings on the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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