An offshore oil spill deposited tons of tar across Israel's coastline in what officials are calling one of the country’s worst ecological disasters.
Trump praised himself as an environmental steward, despite his administration overturning or weakening numerous environmental regulations.
It’s not the first time the president has boasted about a formal directive he never actually gave.
Newly released documents highlight the degree to which industry has shaped the rules that police it under the Trump administration.
"Deepwater Horizon is not the worst-case scenario,” one oceanographer warned.
The Bahamas Petroleum Company hopes to start drilling the first well, just 150 miles off the coast of South Florida, as soon as April.
The Democratic presidential hopeful is betting offshore wind and new seafood policies can win her votes.
The changes are estimated to save the oil industry $824 million over the next decade.
The president "exceeded his authority," a federal judge in Alaska said.
Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson commended the 50th anniversary of the Santa Barbara oil spill by introducing legislation aimed at preventing another such disaster.