TITLE

Dutch police storm Greenpeace ship trying to block Arctic oil delivery

PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
World Energy News;5/2/2014, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that a Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, has been stromed by Dutch police on May 1, 2014 to prevent environmental activists blocking delivery of the first oil from Russia's new Arctic drilling platform reaching port in Rotterdam. It is noted that Greenpeace is opposed to drilling in the Arctic Sea to protect environment.
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95937195

 

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