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Consequences of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Ongoing

Oct. 18, 2016, 10:46 PM

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 ...