BP Tries To Block Release Of Oil Spill Research

Posted by Trish Riley, July 25, 2010

Faced with hundreds of lawsuits and a deep need for experts, BP has been offering some Gulf Coast scientists lucrative consulting contracts that bar them from releasing their findings on the company’s massive oil spill for three years.

Some scientists say the contracts constrain academic freedom. A few signed the agreements, then changed their minds.

via Gulf Oil Spill: BP Tries To Block Release Of Oil Spill Research.