Activists celebrate after Shell scraps drilling off Alaska

Jonathan Prynn
September 2015
Evening Standard;9/28/2015, p24
GREEN campaigners today called on President Obama to ban all oil and gas exploration in the American Arctic after Shell abandoned its Alaskan drilling programme.


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