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Interior’s Sweeping Offshore Drilling Rule Designed to Improve Safety, But Draws Industry Ire

The Obama administration's updated offshore drilling regulations issued Thursday, designed to overhaul safety practices and equipment to prevent another Macondo-like tragedy, were barely out of the gate before industry -- and its critics -- pounced. Producers said the costs are too high, while conservation groups say the rules don't go far enough. Read More