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Total warns against oil drilling in Arctic | FT.com

Total SA says energy companies should not drill for crude in Arctic waters, marking the first time an oil major has publicly spoken out against offshore oil exploration in the region. Christophe de Margerie, Total’s chief executive, told the Financial Times the risk of an oil spill in such an environmentally sensitive area was simply too high. “Oil on Greenland ...

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Green Groups Plan Legal Challenge to Arctic Drilling | NYTimes.com

A coalition of about a dozen environmental groups is preparing to file a lawsuit as early as Tuesday seeking greater protections as Shell prepares to begin drilling exploratory wells off the North Slope of Alaska this summer, spokesmen for the groups said. The groups — including Earthjustice, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club, Oceana and the National Audubon ...

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