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  •  Was there ever any doubt that Shell would be (1+ / 0-)
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    given free reign in the Arctic? Greenpeace tried to bring attention to the situation but the US sent the Coast Guard (first time in 50 years) to protect Shell from the likes of Greenpeace.

    Photos show that the drilling rig Shell is using is a 35 year old rust bucket. It appears that Shell doesn't want to send the best equipment, maybe because they are fully aware of the risks of drilling offshore in the Arctic. If it sinks, it's not a big loss for them.

    And they are drilling a few miles offshore from Arctic National Wildlife Reserve.

    ❧To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Sun Sep 02, 2012 at 07:21:16 AM PDT

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