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New Bill Would Allow More OffShore Drilling

A new bill, HR 1230 Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act, sponsored by Doc Hastings from Washington state, would expedite increased offshore drilling in U.S. waters. Several sites in the Gulf …

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Oil Platform to Be Built Near Whale Habitat

Sakhalin Energy, which is partly owned by Shell Oil, is planning to construct an oil platform near Sakhalin Island, Russia a place that is also habitat for critically endangered Western gray whales. I…

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Protect Our Oceans: Hold the Oil, Please

Thinking about the ecological disaster unleashed by the Exxon Valdez is something that fills me with blind rage and deep sadness. So imagine how I feel to hear about what the U.S. government has in th…

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