Interior Approves Spill Response Plan To Advance Shell Drilling In Alaska

February 2012
Energy Daily;2/21/2012, Issue 35, p1
The article reports on the approval of Shell's plans to drill in Alaska Chukchi Sea. The U.S. Interior Department has advanced Shell's plans but environmentalists have downplayed the value of the project in addressing concerns about potential harmful impacts on the Arctic environment. The approval of Shell's spill response plan belongs to U.S. President Barack Obama's commitment toward more fossil fuel-friendly energy policies.


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