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The week ends with Congress and the Administration carving out positions on off-shore drilling. West coast senators called for a bold-yet-largely symbolic ban on deep-sea oil extraction. Other lawmakers and the White House focused on raising limits on corporate economic liability in the event of a spill. Though just how deeply they intend to drill into the pockets of the wrongdoers is still very much in question.

In the meantime, congressional scrutiny has only just begun.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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