20 Apr '12, 5pm

The 5 important lessons not learnt from Deepwater Horizon #savethearctic

The second anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster is upon us - and looking at the lessons the oil industry got from it, you’d think it never happened. Here are the most important points governments and oil companies didn’t learn. 1) Apparently the oil industry still knows best Remember all the congressional hearings, recommendations, pledges to do better in the future that immediately followed Deepwater Horizon? It all amounted to essentially nothing. The US Congress has not adopted a single piece of legislation (not one!) to put stricter controls over oil companies to limit the ever-increasing risks they are taking to drill for more oil. Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, governments still seem to think that the oil industry knows best and can police itself. 2) Oil spill plans are not foolproof Remember the surprising tidbits found in BP’s oil spill res...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/5-important-les...

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