Ex-Sen. Graham to co-chair Obama’s oil spill panel

WASHINGTON (BestGrowthStock) – President Barack Obama is naming former Senator Bob Graham and former Environmental Protection Agency chief William Reilly to co-chair a bipartisan commission to investigate the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a White House official said.

Obama is appointing the two men to lead a panel patterned after past commissions that have probed incidents such as the 1986 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.

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(Reporting by Matt Spetalnick; Editing by Eric Walsh)

Ex-Sen. Graham to co-chair Obama’s oil spill panel