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Nitewolf

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 7:37:53 PM

MARY PEMBERTON
Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two Royal Dutch Shell PLC ships operating in the Arctic emitted excessive amounts of air pollution during drilling operations last summer off Alaska's northern coastline, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

The federal agency announced Thursday that it issued Shell notices of air quality violations coming from its drill rig and drill ship during what was a shortened Arctic drilling season of about two months. Shell's drill rig Kulluk and drill ship Noble Discoverer emitted excessive amounts of nitrogen oxide. There were multiple violations for each ship, the agency said.

The Kulluk made news when it grounded New Year's Eve near Kodiak Island as it was being towed to Seattle for maintenance and broke free in a storm.
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Amplion
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:20:57 AM

Shut down the EPA
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Discovery02
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 11:13:22 PM

Polluting the air and the water...of course Shell has our best interests at heart...it's just their heart is stone cold, locked in a lock box, in a locked vault, at the bottom of the Chukchi Sea.
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efwosu
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 9:28:48 PM

Eff the epa. And all you libtards and progressives.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 8:50:18 PM

Good for the EPA
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 7:46:14 PM

the hits just keep on commin
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 7:44:23 PM

no... no..... no... and more no......
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