In her May 8 Wednesday Opinion essay, S. Elizabeth Birnbaum incorrectly characterized recent changes to federal offshore safety rules as a regulatory rollback [“Self-policing won’t prevent another Deepwater
It seemed to be yet another aggressive Trump administration effort to tear up any and all environmental protections: The Interior Department released last Thursday new rules on oil and gas drilling, relaxing
The Trump administration has weakened offshore drilling safeguards put in place after a 2010 explosion on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform killed 11 workers and triggered the largest ocean spill U.S.
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday made public its rollback of a major offshore-drilling safety regulation,