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Shell may face new Alaska battle

Environmental groups are considering a challenge to a set of permits issued to Royal Dutch Shell this week for oil drilling projects off the coast of Alaska, reports have said.

Bill Lehane and news wires 21 September 2011 12:25 GMT

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Monday it had approved the air quality permits for the Anglo-Dutch supermajor to operate the Discoverer drillship and supporting vessels in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas starting in 2012.

Environmental groups now say they are reviewing the EPA permits to determine whether to file a challenge with the agency’s Environmental Appeals Board (EAB), according to Dow Jones. read more and its sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
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