The Latest On: Policy and Legislation
Today, the Department of the Interior announced a 60-day assessment of the 2012 drilling program in the Arctic Ocean.
Earthjustice legislative representative Jessica Ennis issued this statement:
A review of Arctic Ocean drilling is the only reasonable option, given the continuous parade of mistakes in Shell’s operations. However, that review must be thorough, independent and cannot pre-judge the outcome.
Yesterday, one of the nation’s top coal companies, Patriot Coal, announced that it is getting out of the business of mountaintop removal mining.