Enviro Groups Press Discovery Over 7-Year Gulf Oil Spill

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A coalition of Gulf Coast environmental groups on Tuesday asked a Louisiana federal judge to order the start of discovery in their oil pollution suit against Taylor Energy Co. LLC, accusing the company of delaying the proceedings and refusing to answer basic questions about cleanup efforts.

Waterkeeper Alliance and six other plaintiffs have alleged Taylor Energy allowed a 2004 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which was set off by an undersea landslide that destroyed a Taylor drilling platform and buried up to 28 wells,...
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Case Title

Apalachicola Riverkeeper et al v. Taylor Energy Company, L.L.C.


Case Number

2:12-cv-00337

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Susie Morgan

Date Filed

February 2, 2012

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