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White House Opts For A Gigantic Arctic Research

White House Opts For A Gigantic Arctic Research

White House Issues Ambitious Arctic Research Plan.

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Oil drilling in Arctic Ocean

Feds give Shell go signal to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean off Alaska

The US government has finally given Royal Dutch Shell permission to pursue their oil exploration in the Arctic Ocean near Alaska. For more than 20 years, exploratory drilling allowed in the northwest coast of Alaska.

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Royal Dutch Shell

U.S. Senators urge Obama administration to block Arctic oil drilling

A group of 18 mostly Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to stop Royal Dutch Shell's preparations for oil exploration in the Arctic, saying the region has a severely limited capacity to respond to accidents.

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Shell

Shell pushes on with Arctic exploration as it awaits U.S. permit

Royal Dutch Shell is pushing ahead with plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean near Alaska this summer despite opposition from environmental groups.

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