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2 HOURS AGO - Reuters

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Activists on Oregon bridge block Shell's Arctic drilling quest

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Greenpeace protesters dangling from a bridge in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday forced back an icebreaker that Royal Dutch Shell needs in Alaska to start drilling in the Arctic, as a U.S. judge ordered the group to pay daily fines starting at $2,500 per hour.

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4 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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EPA announces $445K settlement with North Slope Borough

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Alaska's North Slope Borough over alleged hazardous waste violations. EPA officials said Thursday the borough stored more than 45,000 pounds of hazardous waste in Barrow without a storage permit required under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Officials say the borough also failed to perform at ...

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5 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Police try to quell protest involving Arctic-bound ship

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities moved in Thursday to force protesters in kayaks from a river in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving dry dock and joining an Arctic oil drilling operation. The move by Coast Guard and police officers came hours after a federal judge in Alaska ordered Greenpeace ...

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6 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Police try to keep protest involving Arctic-bound ship

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are trying to force protesters in kayaks from a river in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators are trying to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving dry dock and joining an Arctic oil drilling operation. The move by Coast Guard and police officers came hours after a federal judge in Alaska ordered Greenpeace USA ...

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7 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Fines ordered as long as ship blocked from heading to Arctic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Alaska on Thursday ordered Greenpeace USA to pay a fine of $2,500 for every hour that protesters dangle from a bridge in Oregon and block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving for oil drilling in the Arctic. There was no sign that the protesters were going to abandon the blockade in ...

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