Judging from the Deepwater Horizon (DH) accident, it is obviously not foolproof, and it cannot be made risk-free. It is difficult to say precisely what this risk is, but the data we have to date suggest that even if no new drilling permits were granted, and the laws governing drilling are left as they are, there is a 5% chance we will see another DH-sized accident in the next 10 years of Gulf oil platform operation. If all the existing applications to drill (about 35,000) were granted today,…Continue
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Got your cell phone message on Monday.
Perhaps we should…
EMISSIONS CAP PROCESS CAN PROCEED
The New Mexico Supreme Court has cleared the way for a state regulatory panel to resume consideration of an environmental group's petition to establish a cap on greenhouse gas emissions in the state. The justices vacated a lower court ruling that effectively halted the regulatory panel's process for considering the emissions proposal and ordered the case sent back to the panel so it could continue gathering expert testimony and public…Continue
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