Press release: Senator discusses Wall Street reform, oil spill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-NM, today talked with radio reporters from around the state about the status of Wall Street reform in the Senate and his work to regulate the horseracing industry. Udall also discussed the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. To listen to the audio, click here.

Below is a time key of Senator Udall’s remarks:

00:00 – Udall opens the conversation by discussing the Senate debate on Wall Street reform, his efforts to examine the documented abuse of performance enhancing drugs within the horseracing industry, and provides his reaction to the tragic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

06:30 – Talks about his “Do it All, Do it Right” approach on energy that includes the development of renewable technologies that are less harmful to the earth and better for America’s security.

07:45 – Discusses the federal government’s response to the BP oil spill.

08:22 – Gives his thoughts on an investigation into the BP oil spill. Stresses importance of waiting for results of a formal investigation before making any new policy decisions.