Posts Tagged ‘Shell’

It’s Time to Take Arctic Drilling Off the Table

(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 to as Lease Sale 193.

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It’s Time To End Shell’s Arctic Adventure

“In 2005, Royal Dutch Shell, then the fourth-largest company on Earth, bought a drill rig that was both tall, rising almost 250 feet above the waterline, and unusually round… It could go (in theory) where few other rigs could go, helping Shell find oil that (in theory) few other oil companies could find.” Even as…

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Projecting Positivity: “Save the Arctic” Goes Up In Lights

“Save the Artic” shone brightly on the walls outside of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Anchorage, where the League joined Greenpeace, Sierra Club and others to demand protection for the Arctic Ocean.  Passionate Alaskans rallied below; they had come from across Alaska and beyond to attend a public hearing and express their opposition of Chukchi…

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Let’s Finish What We Started

Have you seen our new video? We worked with Pulitzer Prize-winner Mark Fiore to raise awareness about Shell’s abysmal past performance and to rally the country to stop Shell before it can do more damage in “Deadliest Crude: Risking It All for Black Gold and Green Profits.”

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