U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen talks with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal before a keel laying ceremony for the first Coast Guard Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter at the Bollinger Shipyards, April 9, 2010 - just a week and a half before the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen talks with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal before a keel laying ceremony for the first Coast Guard Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter at the Bollinger Shipyards, April 9, 2010 - just a week and a half before the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.

Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen calls for greater transparency by B-P. The head of the federal response to the Gulf of Mexico disaster on victim compensation and restoring the region’s environment and economy.

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  • Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen National Incident Commander for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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