Revolving Door Ejects Offshore Drilling Standards

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By Matt Kent and Amit Narang, Public Citizen On this date 10 years ago, corporate greed caused the worst environmental disaster in American history: the BP oil catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven people were killed. Five million barrels of oil poured into the ocean. The damage was so......
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Where Is OSHA?

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By Katie Tracy, Center for Progressive Reform As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, reports abound of essential frontline workers laboring without such basic protective gear as masks, gloves, soap, or water; with improper distancing between workstations and coworkers; and in workplaces...
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10 Years After the BP Disaster, Still Fighting Offshore Drilling and Environmental Injustice

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By Julia Widmann, Waterkeeper Alliance Ten years ago today, on the evening of April 20, 2020, the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. This horrific catastrophe killed eleven workers and initiated one of the worst oil spills — and environmental disasters —...
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Censored Science Rule Lacks Legal Basis

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Matthew Freeman, Center for Progressive Reform Every four years, as presidential elections draw near, the political appointees driving the incumbent administration’s regulatory agenda put their feet on the gas, working to cover as much ground as they can before their boss’s term is...
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