Seattle Becomes Shell’s Arctic Base

Posted In Climate Change, News, Pollution
May
14

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Polar Pioneer oil rig, April 19, 2015. Photo source: ©© Sunrisesoup

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The arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change…

Read Full Article, AP

U.S. Gives Conditional OK To Shell Oil For Drilling Off Alaska’s Arctic Shore, NPR

Shell to resume Arctic drilling off Alaska as green groups warn of disaster, Guardian UK
Environmentalists accuse the government of ‘looking the other way’ after US gives green light for Shell to restart drilling for oil and gas…

Interior’s Approval of Shell’s Arctic Drilling Plan Threatens Climate, Ocean; NRDC (05-11-2015)

Drilling Will Cost the Arctic its Wildness, Adventure Journal (12-12-2013)

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