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Coast Guard says Taylor Oil Spill Contained, Healthy Gulf Allowed to Intervene in Lawsuit

The Taylor Energy oil spill has been dumping thousands of gallons of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 14 years. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the longest oil spill in U.S. history is now being contained. Yesterday, Healthy Gulf (formerly Gulf Restoration Network), represented by Earthjustice, was granted a …

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Drilling Safety Rules Rolled Back

Drilling Safety Rules Rolled Back

The federal agency charged with ensuring the protection of worker safety and the environment by companies that develop oil and gas offshore just rolled back key provisions of one of the only real safety improvements implemented by the federal government since the BP disaster — the Well Control and Blowout Preventer Rule. This rule was …

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