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The best quotes: Congress grills Big Oil

By: Russell McLendon on June 16, 2010, 4:04 p.m.
BP America President Lamar McKay

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"Pretty effective"

"I understand everyone's frustration with how long this is taking, but the spill response has actually been pretty effective in terms of dealing with it underwater. It's unfortunate we can't get it stopped at the source right now; we're doing everything we can to do that."

— BP America President Lamar McKay, deflecting criticism of his company's oil spill response.