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Offshore Oil Drilling - Gulf of Mexico

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November 19, 2012 | In the News: The Times-Picayune

Oil industry seeks to intervene in environmental lawsuit over chemical dispersants

A group of conservationists represented by Earthjustice opposes the American Petroleum Institute’s participation in a lawsuit aimed at establishing the federal government’s responsibility to evaluate the safety of products used to clean up oil spills. API, which is the primary national trade association of the oil and gas industry, has moved to intervene in the lawsuit, something environmentalists view with suspicion.

July 14, 2010 | Feature

Preventing More BP-Type Oil Disasters

If ever the Earth needed a good lawyer, now is the time, as more than 200 million of gallons of oil from BP's Deepwater Horizon polluted the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Explore in-depth coverage of the spill as it happened, as well as Earthjustice litigation related to oil spills and chemical oil dispersants.