29 Jul '15, 2pm

13 Climbers Suspended From Bridge Block Shell Oil Vessel From Heading to Arctic

13 Climbers Suspended From Bridge Block Shell Oil Vessel From Heading to Arctic

Last week, the Obama administration granted federal permits that clear the way for the oil company to begin drilling in the Arctic Ocean. The company is only permitted to drill the top sections of its wells because it lacks the equipment to cap the wells in case of emergency. The ice breaker carrying the required capping stack for the wells, had been receiving repairs to its damaged hull in Portland and is now trying to leave the port. Once the Fennica is at Shell’s drill site, Shell can reapply for federal approval to drill into hydrocarbon zones in the Chukchi Sea.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/07/29/greenpeace-block-shell-ves...

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