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The Latest On: Arctic

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 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Gearing Up for the Latest Arctic Fight

On Monday, the Department of the Interior conditionally approved Shell Oil’s multi-year plan to drill for oil in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea.

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.


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