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Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains

SEATTLE - One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort...
Two people chained to Shell ship

...BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state.Eric Ross of the Backbone Campaign said on Saturday morning that Matt...
Seattle needs permit for oil

...wrench into plans for a 400-foot oil-drilling rig to arrive in Seattle when begins at T5 on off-shore oil drilling equipment," the mayor said coal trains, oil trains and oil drilling rigs," he said.It's now up...
Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

...Shell is forging ahead with plans to park two Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle, risking possible fines from the city...tight timeline to prepare its fleet for exploratory oil drilling this summer in the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska...
Despite protests, Arctic drill prep continues

...notice from the city will halt Royal Dutch Shell's use of a Seattle seaport terminal as it prepares for exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean, spokesmen say.The violation notice issued Monday by the Seattle Department of Planning and Development...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...share. Last week, Sen. Lisa Murkowski introduced a bill that promises to give Alaska a share of the revenue from oil drilling in federal waters. Since statehood, Alaska has not received anything when a driller sinks a well more than 3 miles...
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

...quarter-mile away from the Seacrest Marine Park sits the 400-foot long, 300-foot tall Polar Pioneer, the first of two oil-drilling rigs that Royal Dutch Shell plans to use this summer as it explores for oil off Alaska's northern coast. The second...
Drilling protesters: 'You Shell Not Pass'

SEATTLE - A few hundred critics of oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean blocked entrances for several hours Monday to a seaport terminal in Seattle where Royal Dutch Shell's massive...
Protesters of Arctic drilling block entry to Seattle port

SEATTLE - A few hundred critics of oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean blocked the entrances Monday to a seaport terminal in Seattle, where Royal Dutch Shell's massive floating...
Federal judge orders Greenpeace to stay away from drill ships

...Greenpeace spokesman Travis Nichols said in a statement.Meanwhile in Seattle, Shell wants to park two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in the waterfront, but it has to get around protesters in kayaks and the city's mayor.Seattle Mayor Ed Murray...


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