10 Sep '12, 5pm

Shell begins offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic

Shell begins offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic (09/10/2012) With the approval of the Obama Administration, Royal Dutch Shell began drilling into the ocean floor of the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska yesterday morning. The controversial operation, which has been vehemently opposed by environmental and Native groups, will likely only last a few weeks this year until the Arctic winter sets in. The U.S. government has said that Shell must complete operations by September 24th, however the oil giant has asked for an extension. Obama approves preparation for oil drilling in Arctic, Shell en route (08/30/2012) In the same week that sea ice in the Arctic Ocean hit another record low due to climate change, the Obama Administration has given final approval to Royal Dutch Shell to prepare for exploratory drilling in the region. Vehemently opposed by environmentalists and i...

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greenpeace.org.uk 17 Sep '12, 12pm

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