Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers criticized the Coast Guard Thursday
over an audit that said accident investigators were "generally inadequate"
to the task of responding to last fall’s oil spill in San Francisco Bay.
shortcomings impacted the response," Pelosi, a San Francisco Democrat,
said in a prepared statement distributed at a House Transportation subcommittee
hearing on the Nov. 7 accident. She called the failure "disconcerting." Read