Taking Your Support to Capitol Hill


League Staff | August 21, 2015
Earlier this week, Shell received final approval to drill in the Arctic Ocean – but the fight is far from over. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has introduced the Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2015 (S. 1794), which aims to prohibit oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean, protecting...
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#ShellNO – Coast To Coast


League Staff | July 28, 2015
Back in June, hundreds of activists gathered in kayaks in Seattle to draw attention to the Arctic Ocean and to protest Shell’s Arctic drilling program and the use Seattle ports as a base for its Arctic drilling fleet. Since then, “kayaktivism” has been embraced by citizens across the country and...
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It’s Time to Take Arctic Drilling Off the Table


League Staff | April 6, 2015
(This blog first appeared on Huffington Post Green.) Last week, the U.S. Department of the Interior swung the door wide open to drilling in the remote waters of the iconic Arctic Ocean when it announced that it was reaffirming controversial Bush-era leases for the Chukchi Sea – a lease sale referred...
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