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Tesoro sued by families of victims

The wrongful death lawsuit also names Shell Oil Co., the U.S. subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, saying Shell improperly designed and built heat exchangers, units that were the site of the explosion, when the plant was constructed in 1955. The lawsuit also alleges that Shell was negligent in maintaining and inspecting new heat exchangers from 1971, when the units were added, until it sold the plant to Tesoro in 1998.

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Shell’s offshore air permit appeal rejected

Patti Epler | Feb 10, 2011

The federal Environmental Appeals Board has refused to reconsider its earlier ruling invalidating an air quality permit Shell Alaska needed to drill for oil in the Beaufort Sea this summer.

The new ruling, issued Thursday, doesn’t change things for the oil company, which earlier this month announced the lack of the air permit had made it impossible to get its drilling program together in time to sink exploratory wells this summer. But environmental activists, who along with Native organizations had challenged EPA’s issuance of the permit, say Shell will now have to meet even stricter air quality standards that took effect at the beginning of this year. read more

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