Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC v. Salazar

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20081
No(s). 10-1663 (E.D. La. Feb 2, 2011)

A district court held DOI in contempt of court for imposing a second moratorium on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after the court preliminarily enjoined the agency from enforcing the agency's original moratorium. Shortly after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, DOI issued a six-mo...