23 May '11, 8pm

Heeding an Oil-Spill Lesson, 2 Agencies Team Up: From now on, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will draw on...

Heeding an Oil-Spill Lesson, 2 Agencies Team Up By JOHN M. BRODER One of the lessons painfully learned from the Deepwater Horizon blowout and spill was that the federal officials responsible for regulating offshore drilling lacked adequate input from government agencies with expertise in shorelines, ocean science and toxic spills. One of the key recommendations of the presidential commission that studied the disaster was that federal agencies talk to each other about potential environmental hazards before granting permits to drill offshore. On Monday, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, the main agency responsible for policing offshore drilling, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, home of the nation’s ocean science experts, announced that they would work more closely in reviewing applications for drilling on the outer con...

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environmentalleader.com 24 May '11, 1pm

General Motors’ plans to turn oil-soaked booms from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill into air deflectors for its Chevrolet Vol...