Report Shows 'Questionable' Moves In Deepwater Disaster

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 10:18 PM EST) -- The National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council on Wednesday released a report that calls out "questionable" decisions made by those involved with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and recommends more stringent regulatory and safety precautions.

The report, issued in response to a request from the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the latest to examine the causes of the disaster and what the federal government and offshore drilling companies like BP PLC could, and should, do differently in the future to avoid a...
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