Shell Arctic Drilling Suspended After 2.7 Million People Petition Obama

(MintPress) – Representatives from Royal Dutch Shell announced an end to oil drilling in the Arctic for 2013 following repeated problems with oil rigs and safety equipment. The decision was celebrated by the more than 2.7 million people who petitioned the Obama administration to protect the pristine Alaskan Arctic environment and to permanently end Shell’s $4.5 billion […]