The environmental costs to society of pollution resulting from ocean petroleum drilling have not been sufficiently evaluated by the regulating agencies. The author recognizes the need for continued exploration and development, analyzes current regulatory deficiencies and recommends some possible solutions.
William John Rathje,
Saving Byron's Sea: Federal and State Regulation of Oil Pollution from Ocean Petroleum Production,
22 Hastings L.J. 485
Available at: https://repository.uchastings.edu/hastings_law_journal/vol22/iss3/2