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Latest: Why Shell's spill response plan is a dog's breakfast: #SaveTheArctic

Latest: Why Shell's spill response plan is a dog's breakfast: #SaveTheArctic

While we’re Tweeting from the rooftop at London's National Gallery (the banner is now down and Paula Bear is having a wander), we thought you might like to find out a bit more about Shell’s spill response plan – the document which apparently explains what the company will do to block a ruptured well and save this unique Arctic region from catastrophe. This tome was recently given the all clear by US authorities , much to Shell’s delight, but even a quick scan shows that its plans are entirely unable to respond to an accident in the High North. The spill plan is full of self-styled “solutions” that have never been properly tested in extreme Arctic conditions. These include a capping and containment system that hasn’t even been built, deflection barriers that won’t work properly in ice, and on-shore clean-up plans that look like they’ve been drawn by a child: Shell has a sec...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/why-shells-spil...

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