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US Gives Shell Go-Ahead for Arctic Drilling

The Obama Administration has given Royal Shell Oil permission to drill in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska’s northwest coast.  This is the first time gas and drilling operations have been given the go-ahead since an exploratory well was drilled in 1991. In a statement released Monday, an administration environmental official pledged to monitor the work around the clock.  Brian Salerno said, “Activities conducted off shore Alaska are being held to the highest safety, environmental...

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