15 Aug '11, 6pm

Coast Guard Testifies It’s Totally Unprepared for an #Arctic #OilSpill “We Have Zero to Operate With at Present” #Shell

Coast Guard Testifies It’s Totally Unprepared for an #Arctic #OilSpill “We Have Zero to Operate With at Present” #Shell

Oil companies are pushing Congress and regulatory agencies to allow for more offshore drilling in the Artic. Shell Oil is looking to drill five new wells off the coast of Alaska where reserves are getting easier to obtain due to melting ice. It seems opinions are split, some are calling drilling in the Artic a great entrepreneurial move, others believe that it would only be the beginning of another oil disaster. The U.S. Coast Guard’s top official has come forward and stated that the organization is not prepared for a major oil spill in the Arctic.

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/08/15/coast-guard-testifies-it...

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