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The Obama administration said that it would require significantly more environmental review before approving new offshore drilling permits, ending a practice in which government regulators essentially rubber-stamped potentially hazardous deepwater projects like BP’s out-of-control well.
The more stringent environmental reviews are part of a wave of new regulation and legislation that promises to fundamentally remake an industry that has operated hand-in-glove with its government overseers for decades.
SeegerWeiss.com – May 3, 2010: Seeger Weiss announces investigation of BP Gulf Oil Spill
National Law Journal – May 6, 2010: Defense lawyers line up, plaintiffs’ lawyers team up on oil spill cases
Associated Press – May 4, 2010: Owner of sunken oil platform had safety concerns
Business Week – May 4, 2010: Florida governor: Lawsuit against BP PLC possible
Business Week – April 30, 2010: Miss. seafood operator files oil spill lawsuit
Reuters – April 30, 2010: US Gulf oil spill set to trigger lawsuit floodFree Case Evaluation
Seeger Weiss LLP is investigating allegations by the Justice Department that U.S. airlines may have unlawfully colluded to control the number of available seats on flights in order to drive up ticket [...]July 2, 2015 By: Seeger Weiss LLP read more