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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
Legal action was recently filed against the Tropical Smoothie Café after patrons were exposed to the hepatitis A virus after drinking tropical smoothies sold by the national chain of restaurants. This initial [...]September 26, 2016 By: Seeger Weiss read more
Chevrolet’s so-called “clean diesel” models Cruze and Colorado emit higher levels of pollution than originally disclosed to the government, and more than the company claimed was emitted in its marketing [...]September 2, 2016 By: Seeger Weiss read more