BP paid a steep price for the Gulf oil spill but for the US a decade later, it's business as usual

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.

David M. Uhlmann, Jeffrey F. Liss Professor from Practice and Director, Environmental Law and Policy Program, University of Michigan • conversation
April 23, 2020 ~8 min

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