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Drilling Moratorium

Oil From the Gulf of Mexico

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

It is often claimed that President Obama is against big oil, wants to shut down all oil extraction and exploration in the United States. Really? You think so?

Marcus Baram

SLICK OPERATOR: BP Spent $2 Million Lobbying On Offshore Drilling, Spill Liability, Other Regulations In First Quarter Of 2011 | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- On the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that killed 11 workers, oil giant BP revealed via mandatory disclosure forms t...

The Critics Aren't Wrong About Health Care Lawsuit

Barbara Ann Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ann Radnofsky

Last week, the Texas attorney general lambasted his critics for saying he shouldn't have sued the federal government over health care reform. In his o...

Judge Denies Stay, US Must Comply With With Moratorium Ruling

Field Notes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE 12 p.m. ET: The judge has rejected the Interior Department's argument. He's denied the Obama administration's request for a stay....

Deepwater Drilling Ban Costs 23,000 Oil Jobs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - The deepwater drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico costs at least 23,000 jobs, according to a federal document th...

Appeals Court Postpones Hearing On Drilling Ban

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - A federal appeals court has postponed a hearing on an overturned six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling. The mor...

Judge Who Overturned Oil Drilling Moratorium Won't Withdraw From Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) -- A federal judge who overturned the Obama administration's initial six-month moratorium on deepwater oil drilling has...

Sam Stein

Obama Wants To Continue Deepwater Drilling If It's Proven Safe: Gibbs | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs affirmed on Monday that President Obama remains committed to deepwater drilling once thorough safety checks a...

WATCH: Arianna And Mary Matalin Cover Both Sides On 'The Joy Behar Show'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna and her "Both Sides Now" co-host Mary Matalin stopped by the Joy Behar Show" on Tuesday to talk about a number of hot issues, including Genera...

Sam Stein

Obama Looking At Multiple Options - Including A Stay - To Keep Drilling Moratorium | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Obama administration is considering a host of options, including seeking a stay from the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, in orde...

Lucia Graves

Judge Who Lifted Moratorium Tied To Offshore Drilling Companies | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The federal judge who lifted Obama's six-month drilling moratorium had interests in Transocean and a number of other offshore energy companies, accord...

Sam Stein

Obama Will Appeal Judge's Ruling Against Drilling Moratorium | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration will appeal a ruling from a New Orleans' federal courthouse that its six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling is illegal. ...

Haley Barbour: Drilling Moratorium Worse Than The Spill

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi's Republican governor, Haley Barbour, said on Sunday that the temporary moratorium on offshore drilling imposed by the O...