The Deepwater Horizon disaster set new records for holding polluters to account. But it had much less impact on laws regulating offshore drilling or US oil dependence.
April 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes' livers and on the deep ocean floor
The Deepwater Horizon oil disaster catalyzed a decade of research on oil contamination in the Gulf of Mexico, from surface waters to the seabed, with surprising findings.
April 13, 2020 • ~10 min
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