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Melting Arctic Ice Is a Warning, but Oil Companies See It as a Chance to Drill

The “almighty dollar” seems to be top priority here.  Big Money buys political power:  (support via campaign contributions),  political power gets money for supporting Big Business – and it’s a vicious cycle… 557 more words

U.S. Politics

ZeroHedge ~ Arctic Drilling Future Now Rests On One Well {I DO NOT CONSENT TO ARCTIC DRILLING}

 Note: Now that we know Shell is the only player left, it’s time to voice our Non-Consent and bring PEOPLE POWER against Shell and the psychopathic politicians that enable the prospects of environmental destruction in the Arctic. 429 more words

News And Politics

Shell's Arctic Drilling Hits a Walrus-Shaped Wall

Image Credit: Joel Garlich-Miller/USFWS

An obscure wildlife protection measure put a dent in Shell’s Arctic dreams on Tuesday, as federal officials told the company it would not be allowed to prospect for oil simultaneously at two sites in  nine miles apart in the Chukchi Sea, as it had requested. 428 more words

Environment

Shell says could begin Arctic oil exploration off Alaska in late July

From Reuters

Royal Dutch Shell could begin drilling for oil in the Arctic off Alaska as early as the third week in July, when it expects sea ice to begin clearing, a spokesman said on Monday. 387 more words

Economy

Shell's Arctic plan counters U.S. walrus protections-green groups

From Reuters

Green groups urged the U.S. Department of Interior on Tuesday to revoke the agency’s conditional approval of Royal Dutch Shell’s 2015 Arctic oil exploration plan, saying it runs counter to established protections for walruses. 334 more words

Economy

Poll: Energy production a major factor for Iowans in upcoming election

Nick Fetty | June 25, 2015

More than 80 percent of Iowa voters consider energy policy to be a major factor for selecting candidates in the upcoming presidential election, according to a recent poll. 274 more words

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