23 Mar '12, 8pm

Shell Sues Sierra Club and Other Environmental Orgs | Care2 Causes

Shell Sues Sierra Club and Other Environmental Orgs | Care2 Causes

NOTE: This is a guest post from Michael Brune, Executive Director of The Sierra Club. This blog post originally appeared on his blog, Coming Clean . Royal Dutch Shell, the fifth-largest company in the world, is suing the Sierra Club along with a dozen other environmental organizations on the off chance that we might attempt to do our job. Shell is taking us to court preemptively because we might have the audacity to say that drilling in the Arctic is risky and unsafe. Even though we haven’t seen the full plans yet and haven’t taken any legal action yet, Shell wants to prevent any possible legal challenges that might delay its plans to drill for oil in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off the coast of Alaska this summer. In other words, Shell wants a judge to block challenges to its drilling plans that no one’s even made yet. The real message to anyone who believes America’s P...

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