31 Jul '15, 1pm

40 Hour Standoff Ends in Call to Obama to Cancel Shell's Arctic Drilling Plans via @ecowatch

40 Hour Standoff Ends in Call to Obama to Cancel Shell's Arctic Drilling Plans via @ecowatch

The Fennica is one of two primary icebreakers in Shell’s drilling fleet, and is equipped with a capping stack, which Shell is federally required to have on site in the Chukchi Sea. Until the MSV Fennica and the capping stack are on site in Alaska and Shell is granted federal drilling permits, the company can only drill top wells, thousands of feet above any projected oil, says Greenpeace.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/07/31/obama-cancel-arctic-drilling/

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