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Tag: Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act

June 25, 2010

Administrative law and the Deepwater Horizon disaster

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Earlier this week, Judge Martin Feldman, in Hornbeck Offshore Services v. Salazar, issued a preliminary injunction overturning the Obama Administration's six-month moratorium on new deepwater well drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.  The plaintiffs, a collection of gulf-oil-dependent businesses, had ...