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Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protest

PORTLAND, Ore. – Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker bound for an Arctic drilling operation. 547 more words


Oil Ship Leaves Portland After Police Force Greenpeace Protesters Off Bridge

An controversial oil ship managed to sail past a group of Greenpeace protesters hanging from a bridge in Portland after police and Coast Guard officers forced the activists from the area. 269 more words

Civil Disobedience in Action - #ShellNo in Portland

“Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.”
~ Howard Zinn

It’s 101 degrees out as I write and our awesome Greenpeace activists are still hanging from the St. 174 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “______ is the new ______.”

Click over to your favorite blog, and pick out the 4th and 14th words (that aren’t “the” or “an”).

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Protesters suspend from Portland bridge to block oil ship

PORTLAND, Ore. (KRON/AP) — Activists rappelled off a bridge in Portland Wednesday as part of an effort to block a ship to be used by Shell for Arctic oil exploration. 197 more words


Shell gets federal greenlight for exploratory Arctic drilling

Conditional permits limit operations and set protections for marine mammals

Staff Report

FRISCO — Shell’s Arctic drill plans got a green light from federal regulators today, as the… 1,077 more words