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The best quotes: Congress grills Big Oil

By: Russell McLendon on June 16, 2010, 4:04 p.m.

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Walrus envy

"It's unfortunate the walruses were included."

— Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, admitting errors in oil companies' Gulf disaster plans, one of which included steps to protect walruses from oil spills. As U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., pointed out, walruses "have not called the Gulf of Mexico home for 3 million years."