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EPA board stops Shell's Arctic clean air permits emit tons of pollutants into the Arctic environment from a drill ship and support vessels. The federal Environmental Appeals Board, which is part of the EPA, reviewed the permits. It found last week the analysis of the impact of nitrogen...
EPA grants air permit to Shell for Arctic offshore drilling in Chukchi sea off Alaska coast

...part by a successful appeal of two air permits the EPA issued to Shell in 2010. The agency's independent Environmental Appeals Board overturned the permits in December.The EPA said Monday that under the new permits, Shell will reduce its...
Shell clears EPA hurdle to Alaska Arctic drilling that provides authorization to drill.Public appeals for review of this permit must be received by the Environmental Appeals Board no later than Nov. 28. Information about filing an appeal can be found at
Groups appeal Shell air permit granted by EPA

...Dutch Shell PLC.Earthjustice is asking the EPA Environmental Appeals Board to examine the air permit granted last month...and we expect the permit to be upheld by the Environmental Appeal Board," Smith said by email. "The board already...
Board rejects appeal of Shell permit

...harmful to nearby communities and the environment for years to come," he said. "We are disappointed that the Environmental Appeals Board decided against us and allowed EPA's permit decisions to stand.A Shell subsidiary has applied to drill...
Conservation groups challenge Shell's Arctic air permits

...of 713 on the coast of the Chukchi Sea, 330 miles southwest of Barrow. One appeal, filed Monday with the Environmental Appeals Board by 11 groups, including Cannon's, said the permits allow Shell's drill ship and support vessels to emit...
Shell vows to keep office, Alaska staff

...hearing on appeals of two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency air quality permits before the agency's Environmental Appeals Board. EPA issued two separate permits for Shell's drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas, although the wells...
Shell receives air permits for Chukchi drilling

...he noted the permit must be listed for 30 days before it becomes usable, and it could be appealed to the Environmental Appeals Board. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, called the EPA's approval great news for the state. "I'm hopeful we're...
Begich pushes bill to create federal coordinator for Arctic offshore drilling

...drill, he said. "Just when it appeared the development had a green light a few weeks ago, an internal EPA environmental appeals board sent the air quality back to the drawing board," he said. Begich said the offshore oil and gas industry...
EPA seeks public comments on Shell air quality permits Shell in March and April of 2010. These permits were then appealed by outside groups to EPAs independent Environmental Appeals Board, which overturned them in December 2010. EPA Region 10 has since revised the draft permits to address the...
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