General Accounting Office (GAO)
On 20 April 2010, a kick and blowout in the Gulf of Mexico resulted in a series of explosions that killed 11 people and started an environmental disaster. Now, 11 years later, government and industry continue the drive to improve safety.
GAO believes BOEM often undervalues its tracts offered to operators in offshore lease sales.
According to a report published by the Government Accountability Office, the Transportation Security Administration employs only six full-time staffers for its pipeline security branch.