13-Year-Old Oil Leak Still Active In The Gulf, Feds Say

BATON ROUGE, LA — Federal regulators are sparring with a Taylor Energy Corp., an oil company that owns a cluster of wells in the Gulf of Mexico that sprung a leak 13 years ago. The regulators say have found fresh evidence of an “ongoing oil release” at …
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12 years after Gulf oil platform destroyed, feds start investigating environmental damage

Twelve years after Hurricane Ivan destroyed a Taylor Energy Co. platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the federal government has finally started investigating how oil and gas that is still leaking from its wells damages natural resources. The flow of oil …
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California sues feds over claims offshore fracking had no environmental impact

The Center for Biological Diversity has released federal documents that show officials approved more than 1,200 offshore fracks in 630 different wells in four years from 2010 to 2014 in the Gulf of Mexico. The documents show that fracking occurred off the …
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Environmentalists Uncover Documents Revealing Feds Quietly Permitted Gulf Fracking

Federal regulators quietly gave the green light to more than 1,200 oil company fracking operations in the Gulf of Mexico between 2010 and 2014, according to documents environmentalists obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. At least 630 wells were …
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Feds Pressure Taylor Energy on Gulf Oil Leak

NEW ORLEANS (CN) – An oil company whose leaky well could discharge oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the next century hasn’t tried hard enough to stop the leaks, the federal government said in court papers this week. Taylor Energy Company sued the federal …
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Feds: Company hasn’t done enough to end slow-motion oil leak

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Justice Department is urging a federal court to let government regulators decide if a New Orleans company has done enough to end an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that began nearly 12 years ago and could last another century.
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Scientists Urge Feds to Continue Fracking Moratorium off CA Coast

So she steered the MLPA process clear of the subject … to conduct a comprehensive environmental review of the risks of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), acidizing, and other well-stimulation techniques off the California coast,” the scientists …
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EDC sues the feds over offshore drilling practices

The EDC alleges the federal government failed to provide public access and environmental analysis before approving 51 oil-drilling permits that allow fracking and acidizing in the … respond outside of the litigation process. He estimates that it could …
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‘Flawed’ oil spill drill offers lessons to state, feds – Poughkeepsie Journal

'Flawed' oil spill drill offers lessons to state, feds
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Andrew Cuomo's administration has repeatedly sought to reassure the public about the state's handling of the sudden rise in crude oil transport, the Journal's report offers the first detailed account of the most comprehensive oil spill drill on the

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Feds ordered to pay nearly $1 million in BP oil spill trial costs – The Times-Picayune –


Feds ordered to pay nearly $ 1 million in BP oil spill trial costs
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The federal government must help pay nearly $ 1 million in court costs related to the ongoing civil trial of BP and its role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal judge in New Orleans ordered this week. U.S
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