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Conservation Organizations Urge Through Review of Arctic Drilling

Press Release | January 28, 2013
In a letter sent to Interior’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Tommy Beaudreau today, thirteen conservation groups ask that a review of Shell’s 2012-2013 Arctic drilling...

Conservation Groups Ask Obama for Suspension of Arctic Drilling

Press Release | January 10, 2013
Today CEOs from Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action, Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice, Environment America, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, League of Conservation Voters, National...

Shell’s Failed Arctic Experiment

Blog Post | January 7, 2013 | Domenique Zuber
Shell ended its 2012 Arctic drilling season with a bang. On New Year’s Eve, one of its drill rigs—the Kulluk— ran aground near Kodiak Island, Alaska, in a severe...

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Victory in the Arctic!

Blog Post | September 20, 2012 | Alex Levinson
Today is a good day: Shell announced that it is cancelling its 2012 Arctic drilling program!  From asking to exceed air pollution limits to a damaged oil spill containment...

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...

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...