Disasters

Arctic Ocean Drilling Delayed by Interior Secretary Salazar: Source

"Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says in a report to be delivered to the White House on Thursday that he will not consider applications for permits to drill in the Arctic until 2011. Shell Oil is poised to begin exploratory drilling this summer on leases as far as 140 miles offshore."

Source: AP, 05/27/2010

Who Will Pay the Price for Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill? It's Complex

"As the price tag for what could be the modern world's largest man-made oil spill continues to mount, navigating the complex path towards determining who will foot the bills resulting from the Deepwater Horizon accident could become as difficult as avoiding the oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico."

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 05/24/2010

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