Bloomberg Law
Oct. 18, 2016, 10:46 PM

Consequences of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Ongoing

Alan Kovski
Alan Kovski

More regulations and more research are still to come on the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Government and academic specialists at a Capitol Hill briefing Oct. 17 offered a sampling of what has been done, is being done and needs to be done as they discussed the consequences of the 2010 disaster.

The Interior Department has issued a series of rules to establish or revamp safety and environmental management systems, drilling safety, production safety and Arctic-specific drilling requirements.

Upcoming will be a third set of requirements for safety and environmental management systems, according ...