Even as BP's oil continues to spew unabated into the Gulf of Mexico, Shell is pushing forward with plans for exploratory drilling off Alaska's arctic coast. If Shell had its way, drilling would have begun as early as July.
SUSPENSION OF NEW DRILLING
From the Gulf Coast to the West Coast to the East Coast, Greenpeace activists have been out in full force to send the Obama Administration a message: Ban Arctic Drilling! Read more
The President's six month suspensions of new drilling are a welcome reprieve for the communities and animals that rely on those pristine waters, but we need a permanent ban on all new offshore drilling, not just in the Arctic but in all US waters. A ban on all new oil drilling is the only way to avoid another spill disaster.
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