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Judge Finds Taylor Energy Improperly Limited Third-Party Review of Information Surrounding Ongoing Oil Spill

As oil slick appears to grow larger, company violates terms of settlement agreement NEW ORLEANS, LA — September 22, 2016 — United States District Judge Susie Morgan ruled today that Taylor Energy was not correctly following the process required by the September 2015 settlement agreement with Waterkeeper Alliance, Apalachicola Riverkeeper and Louisiana Environmental Action Network, ...


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Taylor Energy: Still Leaking Oil and Still Secretive

As oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico appears to intensify, Taylor Energy breaches terms of its settlement agreement. Despite signing a settlement agreement in September 2015 that requires increased transparency around the oil leak that has been ongoing since 2004, Taylor Energy is attempting to limit third-party review of what information should be kept ...


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An Act of God: Taylor Energy’s Fatalistic Fairytale

On January 20, 2016, Taylor Energy held a public forum on the ongoing oil leak at its wells in the Gulf of Mexico. Lest anyone think that Taylor Energy believes it owes the public any sort of explanation about the more than a decade-old leak, the company’s President, William Pecue, repeatedly reminded the attendees that ...


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Taylor Energy Public Forum Highlights Serious Risks of Offshore Oil Drilling

Taylor Energy argues that oil leak simply cannot be stopped New York, NY and Baton Rouge, LA – January 21, 2016 – Yesterday, Taylor Energy held a public forum in Baton Rouge that was required through a settlement with Waterkeeper Alliance, Louisiana Environmental Action Network, and Apalachicola Riverkeeper. At the forum in Baton Rouge, Taylor Energy argued that ...


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Groups’ Push for Transparency Results in Public Forum on Taylor Energy’s Decade-Long Oil Leak in Gulf of Mexico

Opportunity for the public to assess response and impacts on ecosystem NEW YORK, NY and BATON ROUGE, LA — January 11, 2016 — Taylor Energy will be hosting a public forum on January 20th, 2016 to provide information on the ongoing oil leak from its wells in the Gulf of Mexico. The forum is the ...


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Veil of Secrecy Finally Lifted on Taylor Energy’s Decade Long Oil Leak

September 3, 2015, New York, NY and New Orleans, LA — Today Waterkeeper Alliance, Apalachicola Riverkeeper, and Louisiana Environmental Action Network, represented by the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic and the National Environmental Law Center, signed a settlement agreement with Taylor Energy. This settlement signals the end of a three-year lawsuit intended to lift the veil ...


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Judge Allows Taylor Energy Case to Move Forward

NEW ORLEANS, LA — July 9, 2015 — Earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan dismissed Taylor Energy’s motion for summary judgment, allowing Waterkeeper Alliance’s lawsuit over a decade’s long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to go forward. Taylor Energy had argued that the case should be thrown out because the plaintiffs lacked ...


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Judge Rules True Extent and Impact of Taylor Energy Oil Spill Can’t be Kept from the Public

Federal government and Taylor Energy have tried to keep secret the details of a spill that could bleed oil into the Gulf for a century May 21, 2015, New Orleans, LA and New York, NY — Magistrate Judge Roby has ruled in favor of Apalachicola Riverkeeper, Louisiana Environmental Action Network and Waterkeeper Alliance, finding that Taylor ...


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Groups Urge Public Process for Ongoing Taylor Energy Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS, LA — April 23, 2015 — Apalachicola Riverkeeper, Louisiana Environmental Action Network and Waterkeeper Alliance today petitioned the U.S. Department of Interior and the U.S. Coast Guard to request public participation in the response to an ongoing oil spill from the destroyed Taylor Energy oil platform. The groups are also requesting public disclosure ...


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Legal Protest Targets Trump Fracking Plan That Threatens Colorado River

Conservation groups on Tuesday challenged a Bureau of Land Management decision to auction off more than 27,000 acres of western Colorado public lands in December for fracking operations. Fracking would threaten the dwindling water supply in the Colorado River, a water source for about 40 million people. It also would worsen Colorado’s air, water and ...