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Enviro Groups Challenge Permits For Shell’s Arctic Oil Drilling

Oct 24, 2011

By Tennille Tracy, Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Environmental groups have filed a formal challenge to air-quality permits that Royal Dutch Shell needs to drill for oil in the Arctic.

The challenges, filed Monday, represent the latest effort to block Shell ( RDSA, RDSB, RDSA.LN, RDSB.LN) from drilling off the coast of Alaska and could derail the company’s plans to begin exploring the region in 2012. read more

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Free access to US court documents filed against Royal Dutch Shell claiming $1B in damages

Due to the Defendants’ oil exploration in the Plaintiffs land and failure by Shell and others to meet minimum Nigerian or own standards, the Plaintiffs community is now characterized by heavy contamination of land and underground water courses, sometimes more than 40 years after oil was spilled.

By John Donovan

We have purchased from the United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan and now publish on the Internet, court documents issued in the court on 18 October 2011 against Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Shell Petroleum Development Company (NIG) Ltd.

The case is as stated in the related Washington Post article:

Nigeria village cited by UN for chronic oil-spill damage sues Royal Dutch Shell for $1B in US

Case No. 11-14572

HRH EMERE GODWIN BEBE OKPABI;
EMERE FORTUNE OLAKA OBE;
EMERE AKE OLUKA;
HONOURABLE PRINCEWILL AKE IGWE; HONOURABLE DANDYSON NGAWALA;
CHIEF LAWRENCE OSARO OYOR, for themselves and on behalf of the People of Ogale in Eleme Local Government, Rivers state,
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