Shell Runs Its Arctic Drilling Rig Aground; Coast Guard Prepares For 'Possible Spill-Response'

From ThinkProgress Wed Jan 2 2013, 09:09:03

by Kiley Kroh It appears 2013 will begin much like 2012 ended for Shell's Arctic Ocean drilling efforts - with yet another mishap. After several failed attempts to secure the equipment in harsh weather, Shell's enormous Kulluk drilling rig ran aground near Kodiak Island, Alaska late Monday night. With approximately 143,000 gallons of fuel and [...]

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