The Environmentalist

  • Shell Fights to Prevent the Release of Arctic Drilling Audit

    June 17, 2015
    Tim Donaghy

    Shell Oil is fighting to prevent the public release of an audit of their Arctic drilling operations. Earlier this month, in response to Greenpeace’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, Shell argued to government regulators that the entire document is “confidential business information” and should be kept from the public.

  • Communities Deserve a Say in Chemical Security

    June 3, 2015
    Taylor Smith-Hams

    Any day now, the EPA is expected to release an “alert” to the chemical industry about safer alternatives that facilities can adopt to prevent disasters.

  • Will THIS Spill Change Anything?

    May 20, 2015
    Preeti Desai

    An oil spill in Central California has spilled at least 105,000 gallons of oil into the ocean, devastating the environment and wildlife.

  • Letter to Duke Energy: End Silence on Solar Rollbacks

    May 20, 2015
    Monica Embrey

    Today I have sent this open letter to Duke Energy's CEO Lynn Good about her company's recent silence on critical solar policies in North Carolina. This is an urgent situation that could have devastating impacts on our state's solar industry. Read some of the questions we have for Duke Energy.

  • 5 Ways Shell's Not Walking Its Talk on Climate Change

    May 19, 2015
    Louise Rouse

    Shell talks a good game when it comes to climate change and to Arctic drilling, and we can expect to hear more of this rhetoric at the firm's annual shareholder meeting in The Hague. But look closer, and you see a company whose actions consistently fail to live up to its positive rhetoric.

  • #ShellNo Flotilla: Paddle in Seattle

    May 17, 2015
    Sarah Rasmussen

    On May 16, 2015 thousands took the the land and water in Seattle to protest Arctic oil drilling. Seattle is the last stop for Shell's Arctic drilling rigs before they head up to drill off the coast of Alaska this summer.