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Six Years Is Too Long to Wait for Safeguards to Prevent Another BP Oil Disaster


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Six Years Is Too Long to Wait for Safeguards to Prevent Another BP Oil Disaster

WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Department of Interior is expected to release the final version of a new rule on offshore oil and gas drilling designed to avoid a repeat of the catastrophic 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The BP disaster killed 11 people, cost more than $50 billion in damages, disrupted the lives of millions of Gulf Coast residents, destroyed many local small businesses and devastated local ecosystems.

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With all deliberate delay