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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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One bad apple?

"It could be said that BP is the one bad apple in the bunch. But unfortunately they appear to have plenty of company. Exxon and the other oil companies are just as unprepared to respond to a major oil spill in the Gulf as BP."

— U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., criticizing oil companies' error-riddled Gulf disaster plans, which include contact info for a dead scientist and guidelines for protecting animals that don't live there.