SHELL'S Alaska Arctic Spill Response Plan Wins Court Approval

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an effort by a coalition of environmental groups to revoke federal approval of Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s oil spill response plans related to drilling on Alaska’s remote Arctic coast. By a 2-1 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enfor...cement, which is part of the Department of the Interior acted lawfully in approving the plans. Continue Reading