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Shell’s Arctic rig arrives in Seattle

SEATTLE — The arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.Activists paddling out in kayaks to...

Date: 05/14/2015 | Business Wire

Shell leaps hurdle for Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this summer.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Monday approved the multi-year exploration...

Date: 05/11/2015 | Business Wire

Groups sue Port of Seattle over Shell drilling fleet

SEATTLE — Several environmental groups Monday sued the Port of Seattle to prevent Royal Dutch Shell PLC from using Seattle's waterfront as a homeport for its Arctic oil drilling fleet.The Port of Seattle in early February signed a two-year lease with Foss Maritime Co.,...

Date: 03/02/2015 | Business Wire

Plan for Shell drilling fleet in Seattle draws ire

SEATTLE — A plan to allow Royal Dutch Shell PLC to use Seattle’s waterfront as a homeport for its Arctic drilling fleet is drawing opposition from environmental groups.

Date: 01/29/2015 | Business Wire

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