BP Oil Spill, One Year On: Forgetting the Lessons of Drilling in the Gulf

BP Oil Spill, One Year On: Forgetting the Lessons of Drilling in the Gulf

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BP oil spill. Photo source: U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emily F. Alley.

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Yet now, a year after the oil spill began, it’s still far from certain that deepwater drilling has become much safer, even as oil companies and conservatives in Congress agitate for new drilling permits. The industry has made some improvements – like keeping well-capping technology on hand, but critics say they’ve fallen far short of what needs to be done, while underpaid government regulators are still straining to properly oversee drilling…

Read Full Article, By Bryan Walsh, The Time

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