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Royal Dutch Shell fueled Nazi Germany for war

By John Donovan

In the years in the run up to WW2, Royal Dutch Shell was a business partner both Internationally and in Germany with IG Farben, the notorious German chemical firm. Farben supplied Zyklon-B gas to the Nazi concentration camps, in which millions of innocent people including children, were murdered in the Holocaust.

IG Farben shared patent rights to synthetic oil and other products with Shell.

Royal Dutch Shell group was also a major partner with Farben in jointly owned companies, including Deutsche Gasolin A.G., which operated a refinery and gasoline service station network in Nazi Germany. read more

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EPA issues key permits to Shell for Alaska drilling

By Yereth Rosen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept 19 | Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:21pm EDT

(Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) has won two critical permits it needs to drill in Arctic waters off Alaska in the next two years, federal officials said on Monday.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it issued Shell final air-quality permits the company needs to operate a huge drill ship and associated vessels in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas.

Loss of similar permits in a battle with environmentalists and Alaska native groups last winter forced Shell to abandon its plan to drill this year. read more

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