After a series of errors during the 2012 Arctic drilling season, Shell may scrap its multimillion-dollar Kulluk drill rig – which was damaged when it ran aground on New Year’s Eve –
Update: Saturday, Oct. 12
Balancing these is the job of the federal government, and so far during President Obama’s 2nd term, some parts of the government are doing better than others.
Congress Extends Dismal Track Record on Land Conservation
This is not great environmental news.
In April, after hearing from fellow rangers in western parks about how drilling is infringing upon national parks, Ranger Ellis Richards created
This is wonderful news for one of the most sensitive and remote environments in the world, and it comes only after oil companies were humbled by Arctic weather conditions last year.