Lawsuit Launched Against Multi-Billion-Dollar U.S. Subsidy of Fossil Fuel Projects in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Press Release | August 2, 2012
Three conservation groups initiated a legal challenge today to the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s nearly $3 billion in financing for two massive fossil-fuel facilities in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Construction and operation...

Russian Community Seeks Resettlement and Just Compensation from Royal Dutch Shell and UK Banks for Damages Caused by Sakhalin II Oil and Gas Project

Press Release | July 31, 2012
Today, residents living adjacent to a highly polluting liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) plant and oil and gas export terminals on Sakhalin Island, Russia, filed a complaint against Royal Dutch Shell...

Update: Shell Oil Should Not Get Special Treatment from EPA

Press Release | July 19, 2012
Despite protests from Pacific Environment and a coalition of conservation organizations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) went ahead and granted Royal Dutch Shell special treatment. In response to Shell’s request for...

Pacific Environment Sues to Protect Arctic from Oil Spills

Press Release | July 10, 2012
“We have been forced into court to make sure the Arctic Ocean is protected and Shell is prepared, as mandated by law. The Federal Government rubber-stamped plans that rely on unbelievable...