“This is a ghastly hypocrisy in the face of an existential threat to the planet."
If confirmed, Clark will lead litigation efforts for the federal government on all environmental issues and will be responsible for defending the EPA.
Companies such as ExxonMobil, BP, Sempra Energy, BG Group, Chevron, Koch Industries, and others all lobbied for H.R. 3080/S. 601.
The future of our oceans and our world depends on more international protection of our marine environments.
Seven years ago yesterday, a blowout at an ultra-deepwater well operated by British oil giant BP in the Gulf of Mexico caused an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig and ultimately led to 134 million gallons of oil spewing into the Gulf.
The first signs of Deepwater Horizon oil were found in blue crab larvae in 2010. Oil likely entered the food chain through zooplankton
The reality is that there are fundamental structural problems with BP’s and other oil majors’ growth-led business model.
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