16 Aug '11, 4pm

Shell spills over 50,000 gallons of oil off Scotland via @mongabay

Arctic open for exploitation: Obama administration grants Shell approval to drill (08/08/2011) Less than a year and a half after the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration has bucked warnings from environmentalists to grant preliminary approval to oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell, to drill off the Arctic coast. Exploratory drilling will occur just north of the western edge of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in the Beaufort Sea, home to bowhead and beluga whales, seals, walruses, polar bears, and a wide variety of migrating birds. Oil horror in Nigeria: 30 years, one billion dollars to clean-up (08/08/2011) Fifty years of oil spills in Nigeria's now infamous Ogoniland region will take up to three decades and over a billion dollars ($1 billion for just the first five years) to restore environments to healthy conditions, according to a new independen...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0816-hance_shell_spill_scot...

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grist.org 16 Aug '11, 12pm

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