Tag Archives: oil spill

Supreme Court Will Find Itself in the Spotlight Soon

Post by Randall Ryder A number of hot political topics–gay marriage, immigration, and deepwater drilling–are likely to come in front of the Supreme Court in the near future. The Supreme Court is the nation’s highest court, but it is about to…

Judge Overturns Government’s Temporary Ban on Deepwater Drilling

A federal judge overturned the Interior Department’s temporary ban on deepwater drilling for oil, saying it was rash decision based on the current disaster. The judge reasoned that "If some drilling equipment parts are flawed, is it rational to say…

What charges will BP face from the oil spill?

Post by Randall Ryder Even though BP has agreed to set aside $20 billion in an escrow fund for those affected by the oil spill, that would not prevent the United States Department of Justice from pursuing criminal or civil charges.…