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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 is investigating claims for a class action suit against Volkswagen and Audi related to a defective Timing Chain Tensioner System (“Tensioner System”) in all 2008 through 2013 model year vehicles [...]May 20, 2016 By: Seeger Weiss read more
OUR ROLE: Christopher A. Seeger, principal partner and co-founder of Seeger Weiss LLP, has been appointed to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, and as State Court Liaison Counsel, in the most [...]May 11, 2016 By: Seeger Weiss read more