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June 2, 2015 | Case

Challenging Shell Oil’s Chukchi Sea Exploration Plan

An alliance of environmental and Alaska-based community groups, represented by Earthjustice, are challenging the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s approval of Shell’s oil exploration plan for drilling in the summer of 2015 in the Chukchi Sea.

May 14, 2015 | Blog Post

7 Hidden Dangers Buried in the Federal Tank Car Rule

Amidst a spate of fiery accidents involving trains hauling crude oil, the Obama administration has released woefully weak standards that leave dangerous trains on the tracks for far too long.

May 13, 2015 | Feature

Saving America's Arctic

Allowing reckless oil and gas development not only puts the fragile and irreplaceable Arctic Ocean at risk of devastating oil spills, but also threatens to worsen climate change, undermine national climate goals, and further stress the dramatically changing region.

May 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Texas Bans Fracking Bans

If signed into law by the governor, the Lone Star State will undo decades of local regulation protecting communities from fracking, including at least 27 drilling bans.

May 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Yet Another Explosive Wake-Up Call

Two crude-by-rail accidents earlier this month highlight the urgent need to regulate this dangerous mode of oil transportation, which threatens communities along the tracks.

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