Is off-shore oil drilling actually safer now than ever? Lessons from Deepwater Horizon Disaster Inform Newer Regulations

Dear EarthTalk: Is off-shore drilling any safer for the environment today given lessons learned from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico?    —Leslie Jackson, Bern, NC                         The Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in 2010 resulted in 11 lost lives and hundreds of […]