[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/04/30/art.obama.0430b.gi.jpg caption=" President Obama on Friday called for ‘a thorough review’ by the Interior Dept. of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig and subsequent oil spill. "]Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama is ordering Interior Secretary Ken Salazar "to conduct a thorough review" of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig and subsequent oil spill.
Speaking Friday at the White House, the president ordered Salazar to "report back to me in 30 days" on any "precautions in technologies" needed to prevent such accidents in the future.
"We're going to make sure that any leases going forward have those safeguards," Obama said. "We've also dispatched teams to the Gulf Coast to inspect all deep-water rigs and platforms to address safety concerns."