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Kate Sheppard

Interior Department Rolls Out First Rules For Arctic Drilling | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The Obama administration on Friday proposed the first rules for oil and gas drilling in the Arctic. The Department of Interior's Bu...

Lawsuit proceeds against Taylor Energy over a 9-year Gulf leak

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the July 29, 2013 edition.) Early last week, U.S. District Court Judge Susie Morgan in New Or...

Oil Seeps and Slicks Studied Near BP's Macondo Well

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Scientists say oil and gas seeps surrounding BP's Deepwater Horizon well appear to be mostly natural and to pre-date the 2010 spill.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Oil Spill Commission Action Group Gives Congress Low Grades For Regulatory Reform On Drilling | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green

Two years after BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig foundered and sank in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 crew members and unleashing an ...

BP Faces More Oil Spill Citations

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says BP and two other companies are likely to face new citations for alleged safety and environmental violation...