17 Jun '12, 9am

From @Earthjustice: Arctic Drilling Fleet Poised To Sail

Shell Oil hopes to drill this summer The Shell drillship Kulluk , off the Seattle, WA, waterfront. (Dave Nakayama) As I write this, ships are being prepared to steam northward from several ports to begin poking holes in the floor of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas in search of oil. Thanks to legal action by Earthjustice over the last few years, and thanks also to a one-year time-out called in the wake of the catastrophic blowout in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the drilling has been forestalled, but it could finally begin this July. Legal challenges are still pending, but the odds seem long against them. That said, this is closer to the beginning of this struggle than to its end. Discussions are under way for international agreements that would provide cooperation in the case of accidents, but for now it’s drill first, negotiate later. An agreement on search-and-rescue has bee...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/blog/2012-june/arctic-drilling-fl...

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メリーランド州パタクセント・リバーで撮影された、F-35Cライトニングのシルエット→

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