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Tue Mar 24, 2015, 03:56 AM

Despite Known Risk of Spill, U.S. to Let Shell Drill in Arctic [View all]

In spite of estimates of a 75 percent or greater chance of an ecologically disastrous spill, the U.S. government is expected this week to give the green light to Shell Oilís plan to restart drilling for petroleum in the Arctic.

Environmentalists who have campaigned against the proposed exploration by the Anglo-Dutch group in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas off Alaska are likely to protest the decision, which was made by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.


http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/despite_danger_us_government_to_permit_arctic_drilling_by_shell_20150323

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