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Halliburton Stays In Spill Trial's Glare As Two Other Firms Escape Blame

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.23.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the March 24, 2013 edition.) In the fourth week of the 2010 Gulf spill trial, U.S. District J...

We Need a Smart, Agile and Innovative Environmental Police Force

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

When police adopt more high tech and sophisticated policing techniques and rigorous performance metrics, crime goes down. We need to apply that same approach to our efforts to manage and police environmental quality.

Green Groups Calls For Salazar's Resignation

Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green


Lucia Graves

BP's Atlantis: Oil Giant To Be Sued Over Safety Of Another Deepwater Rig | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Watchdog group Food & Water Watch formally gave notice Thursday of its intent to sue BP along with the federal government for violating a slew of safe...

MMS No More: Meet The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Minerals Management Service - well, the name anyway - now sits on the scrap heap of discarded monikers alongside ValuJet, Blac...

Oil Self-Regulation Happens All Around The Globe

AP | KARL RITTER and IAN MacDOUGALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

STOCKHOLM — The U.S. government is not alone in ceding responsibility to the oil industry for the design of key safety features on offshore rigs...

Ken Salazar Promises Concrete Procedural Reforms In Second Year As Interior Chief

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar started on the job a year ago pledging to clean up an agency hit by scandals and assailed by critics as ...