Oil Industry Class Certified in Santa Barbara Oil Spill

A U.S. District Court judge certified a class of oil workers and businesses contracted to provide services, supplies or personnel to seven offshore oil platforms and three onshore processing facilities impacted by Plains All American Pipeline’s May 19, 2015 oil pipeline rupture near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County. (Keith Andrews, et. al. vs. […]

Offshore oil drilling rig burns as fire boats attempt to control the blaze.

Shift in offshore drilling policy is a step back

When will America learn that offshore oil drilling in the waters off our coast is a disaster certain to happen again? It seemed our nation was coming to its senses about the pristine nature of our coastal waters; just as the world was beginning to reduce its dependence on oil; we take two giant steps back.