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Offshore Energy Reform

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Pew's Offshore Energy Reform campaign has produced a variety of materials, including fact sheets, reports and graphics.

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  • Oil Spill Index

    The Pew Environment Group's Offshore Energy Reform campaign created the following Oil Spill Index to illustrate the continued impact of the Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico and to draw attention to problems related to contemporary offshore drilling. Read More

  • Pew Environment Offshore Energy Reform Campaign

    The late April explosion and sinking of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana once more brought into sharp focus the risks, both human and environmental, of offshore oil drilling. Emerging evidence of malfunctioning equipment and repeated failures to contain the spill show the costs inherent in offshore development. Revelations about environmental shortcuts and lax... Read More

  • The Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010, H.R. 4914

    Congressman Pallone (D-NJ), Congresswoman Pingree (D-ME), and Congresswoman Shea-Porter (D-NH) introduced H.R. 4914, the “Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010” on March 23, 2010. Read More