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Tampa Bay Times

The Deepwater Horizon Disaster Taught us We Need to Protect Florida From Offshore Drilling

A dozen years after the BP oil spill disaster began, we know that when they drill, they spill, and the truth washes up on our shores.

The New York Times

Court Revokes Oil and Gas Leases, Citing Climate Change

A judge ruled that the Interior Department must consider the climate effects of oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico before awarding leases.

The Hill

Ban on New Offshore Drilling Must Stay in the Build Back Better Act

The oil spill off the coast of Southern California is an ecological and economic disaster.

The Hill

Gulf Communities Live California’s Oil Spill Every Day

Off California’s coast, a Beta Offshore pipeline released up to 131,000 gallons of oil into the ocean, covering shorelines.

USA Today

Latest California Oil Spill Paints Grim Picture for Future Generations

The fossil fuel industry’s grip on politicians blocked meaningful policies that could have protected our climate future and prevented these oil disasters.

Caller Times

Opinion: Offshore Drilling Has No Place in a Clean Energy Future

Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has put the health of our ocean, wildlife, climate, and Texans at risk.

Reports

Oceana

Producing Oil and Gas on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf: CO2E Emissions and the Social coat of Carbon

Our oceans provide a wealth of benefits to the United States, sustaining more than 3 million jobs and contributing more than $300 billion to the U.S. economy in 2018.

Earthjustice and Evergreen Action

How President Biden Can Align the Federal Fossil Fuel Program to Deliver on Climate and Put People Over Profits
President Biden campaigned and won on the most ambitious climate agenda in our nation’s history.
Friends of the Earth

Social Cost of Carbon From Federal Oil
and Gas Development

Drilling on public lands alone accounts for nearly one quarter of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

NRDC

The Case Against New Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf.

There is enough oil and gas supply in existing offshore leased areas to continue producing at significant rates into the 2030s and beyond.
Co-authored by Earthjustice and Evergreen Action
How President Biden Can Align the Federal Fossil Fuel Program to Deliver on Climate and Put People Over Profits
The fossil fuel industry’s grip on politicians blocked meaningful policies that could have protected our climate future and prevented these oil disasters.
Friends of the Earth
Opinion: Offshore Drilling Has No Place in a Clean Energy Future

Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has put the health of our ocean, wildlife, climate, and Texans at risk.