The (POGO) Blog
November 7, 2017
Offshore oil and gas workers who the blow the whistle on workplace safety hazards lack federal protections, and the U.S. Chemical Safety Board is considering dropping its recommendation to fill that gap.
October 6, 2017
An appeals court has ruled that the government cannot use a major set of safety and environmental regulations to prosecute offshore drilling contractors.
April 21, 2017
By Neil Gordon
In honor of Earth Day 2017, we encourage you to explore our Federal Contractor Misconduct Database and the wealth of information it contains about the environmental records of the largest federal contractors.
Topics: Contract Oversight
April 17, 2014
Mike Magner’s most recent book, A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning of Generations of Marines and Their Families, shows how those affected by the contamination at Camp Lejeune began fighting for government recognition and h
Topics: Public Health and Science
September 30, 2013
The second part of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial begins today in New Orleans after a brief summer hiatus. The culpability of government contractors BP, Halliburton, and Transocean will be investigated during the trial.
Topics: Energy and Natural Resources