Obama Proposes New Regulations on Offshore Drilling

Allison Stalker Environmental Regulations Leave a Comment

Earlier this week, the Obama administration proposed a set of new rules for offshore drilling, nearly five years after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. The proposed regulations come from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and are improvements to rules and notices that were issued immediately following the Deepwater Horizon explosion. “These …

EPA Decision on Offshore Drilling

Heather Cummings Air Quality Leave a Comment

Americans from coast to coast are suffering as a result of rising fuel prices, and with the summer months fast approaching, some estimate the U.S. average price per gallon will exceed five dollars.  As gas prices continue to rise with no end in sight, many Americans are urging lawmakers and oil companies to develop alternatives to control costs. However, Shell …