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Category: Policy News
A federal judge in New Orleans on Thursday ruled that BP’s “gross negligence” and “willful misconduct” had caused the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and that the company’s “reckless” behavior made it subject to fines of as much as $4,300 a barrel under the Clean Water Act.
The Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee held a hearing entitled “Insuring our Future: Building a Flood Insurance Program We Can Live With, Grow With, and Prosper With”.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing on implementing U. S policy in the Arctic.
The Senate Appropriations Committee has released its draft report outlining the spending levels for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Energy and Water Development Appropriation bill.
A central question in the debate over a Rutgers University-led study of the ocean floor off the coast of Long Beach Island is whether the loud sound waves used to map the sediment will harm dolphins, whales, and other animals.
The U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts are not ready for the increased flooding and stronger storms that are expected from climate change, scientists say.
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has approved the National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2014 (S. 2030).
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