An in-depth look at the issuance of drilling moratoriums in the Gulf waters immediately following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Oct 23, 2012 - Southern University Law Center - by Dodson & Hooks, APLC
The Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig disaster or better known as the BP Oil Spill was one of the worst disasters this nation has ever seen in recent years. Lives were lost, economies were negatively impacted, livelihood was changed, politics was played, settlements were made, and court battles were fought. This article seeks to address one of the most contentious and divisive aspects of the BP oil spill – the moratoriums imposed by Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar.