02 Mar '12, 5pm

Energy News: Greenpeace Ordered Away From Shell, Where's The Cheapest Gas In The World, More

Energy News: Greenpeace Ordered Away From Shell, Where's The Cheapest Gas In The World, More

Plus, the US Army wants billions of dollars of renewable electricity, osmotic power using wastewater and not salt water, and the USGS' take on fracking's potential impact on New York State's water supply (not good). Greenpeace Issued Pre-Protest Injunction Against Shell Greenpeace has been issued a restraining order by a federal judge in Anchorage, prohibiting its activists from attempting to board any Shell drilling rigs, in anticipation of expansion of Arctic oil drilling . LA Times says, "Any attempt by small boats or renegade divers to impede the towing of the massive drilling rig into the sometimes turbulent and icy waters of the Arctic Ocean could be 'extremely dangerous and possibly life-threatening,' the company argued." Which all makes it sound like the health and safety of the activists is behind the injunction—hardly the case. Obviously, considering that boardin...

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