Yael Borofsky

Offshore Drilling: Room for Compromise in Pursuit of Clean Energy?
May 24, 2010

  It goes without saying that the nation should legislate no new commitments to offshore oil drilling without first getting to the bottom of the colossal BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. That means investigators, lawmakers, and the public at large need to really grapple with the Deepwater Horizon mess.   In this respect, lawmakers need to understand what technical things went wrong and get a grip on what regulatory failures played a role.