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  •  The Arctic Challenger......... (7+ / 0-)
    Shell is giving up for the year on drilling for oil in the offshore Alaskan Arctic after an accident damaged its oil spill-containment barge being retrofitted in Bellingham. Shell plans to drill shallow "top holes" but it won't go deep enough to reach oil-bearing geological formations. It's a blow to Shell's $4.5 billion attempt to be the first company in two decades to drill in the offshore Alaska Arctic.
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    Between the coal trains, the proposed coal shipping terminal at Cherry Point, and the problems with the Arctic Challenger Bellingham is in the middle of environmental issues......and I can see then from my porch!

    Love is the lasting legacy of our lives

    by princesspat on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 03:54:38 PM PDT

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