House Urged To Make Offshore Drilling Plan Eco-Safe

Law360, New York (March 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, energy, oceans and ecosystem experts urged members of Congress to safeguard against another eco-disaster in the process of implementing a long-range plan to tap energy sources from the Outer Continental Shelf.

Two subcommittees of the House Natural Resources Committee — the subcommittee on energy and mineral resources and the subcommittee on insular affairs, oceans and wildlife — held a joint oversight committee meeting on March 24 to assess how to develop and regulate plans for accessing...
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