Tagged: spill

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Releases Final Investigative Report on 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill that took place on April 20, 2010 in the Macondo Prospect oil field has been described as “one of the largest environmental disasters in U.S. history.” The explosion and subsequent spill took the lives of 11 workers, seriously injured 17, and leaked a reported 5...

New Report Highlights Lessons for Offshore Drilling after Macondo Well-Deepwater Horizon Blowout

This new report published by the National Academies Press provides analysis and recommendations regarding the Deepwater Horizon explosion that occurred on April 20, 2010. Eleven workers were killed and sixteen others were seriously injured in the accident. The explosion and spill had an enormous impact on the companies and families...