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Recent news reports on court cases relating to Shell Corrib Gas Project protesters

NINE Shell to Sea protesters had public order charges against them dismissed at last week's special sitting of Belmullet District Court after the Judge ruled that they had been unlawfully detained after their arrest.

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Shell gets key EPA permit for Alaska drilling

REUTERS

Thu Apr 1, 2010 6:03pm EDT

* EPA issues permit Shell needs to drill in Chukchi Sea

* Shell plans to drill up to 3 wells off Alaska coastline

* Shell confident it can get other permits needed to drill

By Yereth Rosen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 1 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) has secured a critical U.S. regulatory permit to conduct planned exploratory oil drilling this year in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea, regulators and the company said on Thursday.

The Environmental Protection Agency has authorized emissions from Shell’s drill ship and support vessels, issuing a final air-quality permit.

The permit comes a day after the Obama administration affirmed support for exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska. It is the first “major-source” air-quality permit ever issued for the Arctic outer continental shelf, EPA officials said. read more

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