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Scientific, Economic, and Legal Lessons from the BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Environmental Law Reporter
News & Analysis

Volume 40, Number 11

November 2010

Oliver A. Houck, Worst Case and the Deepwater Horizon Blowout: There Ought to Be a Law

Zygmunt J.B. Plater, Learning From Disasters: Twenty-One Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, Will Reactions to the Deepwater Horizon Blowout Finally Address the Systemic Flaws Revealed in Alaska?

John Adams Hodge, How Environmental Regulators Can Address Human Factors in Oil Spill Prevention Using Crew Resource Management

Elliott A. Norse and John Amos, Impacts, Perception, and Policy Implications of the BP/Deepwater Horizon Oil and Gas Disaster

Robin Kundis Craig, The Gulf Oil Spill and National Marine Sanctuaries

Sam Kalen, The BP Macondo Well Exploration Plan: Wither the Coastal Zone Management Act?

Jonathan Simon and Jennifer Owen, The Policy and Regulatory Response to Deepwater Horizon: Transforming Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing?

Christopher J. Anderson, Catherine Artis, and Jacob Pendergrass, Prospects for Wetland Recovery in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Mike Freeman, Stephen Gidiere, and Mary Samuels, The Oil Spill's Impact on Gulf Coast Oysters

Matthew P. Coglianese, The Importance of Determining Potential Chronic Natural Resource Damages From the Deepwater Horizon Accident

David Batker, Isabel de la Torre, Robert Costanza, Paula Swedeen, John Day, Roelof Boumans, and Kenneth Bagstad, Gaining Ground: Wetlands, Hurricanes, and the Economy: The Value of Restoring the Mississippi River Delta

David A. Argue, The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Seafood Prices

Denis Binder, Lessons From the BP Emergency Action Plan in Action

Alfred R. Light, Designing the Gulf Coast Claims Facility in the Shadow of the Law: A Template From the Superfund §301(e) Report

Carrie Presnall, Laura López-Hoffman, and Marc L. Miller, Can the Deepwater Horizon Trust Take Account of Ecosystem Services and Fund Restoration of the Gulf?

Keith J. Jones, Drill Baby . . . Spill Baby: How the Oil Pollution Act's Economic-Damage Liability Cap Contributed to the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Cynthia A. Drew, The Gulf Deepwater Drilling Moratorium Litigation: While Merits Still Pending, Already Significant Practical Effect?

Charles L. Franklin, Dispersant Scrutiny Mirrors Larger Debate Over U.S. Chemical Control Policy

James McElfish, Monica Goldberg, Edward A. Boling, and Dr. Tom Simpson, Modernizing the NEPA Process in the Context of the Gulf Disaster