US Ordered To Act On Deepwater Drilling Permits
Six permit applications to drill in the Gulf of Mexico — filed since the BP PLC oil spill —using Ensco's rigs were "unlawfully and improperly delayed", according to an order from U.S. District Court Judge Martin L.C. Feldman, who nixed the government’s initial deepwater drilling ban.
Though the U.S. Department of the Interior argued that the suits are irrelevant since a second ban...
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