30 Mar '12, 5pm

Shell gets legal ban on Arctic protest: #SaveTheArctic

Shell gets legal ban on Arctic protest: #SaveTheArctic

They're still ignoring rising temperatures in the Arctic, but Shell is clearly starting to feel the heat in the US. After more than three hundred thousand of you emailed them asking them not to gamble with the Arctic, the oil giant has resorted to draconian legal action to try to silence opposition to their plans to drill in the frozen north. Shell has hired an army of lawyers and applied for an unprecedented set of legal restrictions to prevent the growing movement from challenging its plans, both physically and through the courts. Yesterday, a federal judge in Alaska granted Shell a preliminary injunction against Greenpeace USA. The injunction is intended to keep Greenpeace US volunteers and protestors at least a kilometre away from Shell’s two main drill ships until the end of Shell’s ‘drilling window’ in Alaska, October 31st 2012. Shell is also attempting to prevent le...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/shell-granted-l...

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