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U.S. Commits to Carbon Cuts and Arctic Oil Drilling on the Same Day

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Let’s just say the Obama administration appears unclear on the concept of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

In the morning on Tuesday, the White House committed the United States to reducing greenhouse gas emissions 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. 402 more words


Lawsuit aims to protect walruses from oil drilling

Conservation groups challenge federal rules on ‘incidental take’

Staff Report

FRISCO — Conservation groups this week opened another front in their ongoing battle to block irresponsible fossil fuel exploitation in the Arctic. 341 more words


Obama administration releases revised draft environmental study on Arctic drilling

The federal agency that oversees hydrocarbon exploration in waters off America’s coasts released Friday a new study of the impacts of drilling in the Chukchi sea. 378 more words

Energy Policy

Shell again asks Interior to allow Arctic oil drilling

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC has decided to again seek U.S. government permission to drill for oil in the Arctic.

The company filed an exploration plan with the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Thursday, according to a… 306 more words

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