EPA grants air permit to Shell for Arctic drilling

Associated Press: The Environmental Protection Agency has approved an air quality permit for a Shell Oil drilling vessel and accompanying vessels that the company hopes to use in Arctic waters next year. The EPA on Monday approved the air permit for the drilling vessel Noble Discover. The permit was a key hurdle for Shell to overcome before it can begin exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast. Environmental groups and some Alaska Native groups oppose offshore drilling. Drilling......

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