|Shell hires Bush's environmental adviser|
by Terry Macalister, The Guardian
February 5th, 2007
Gale Norton, a former interior secretary for the Bush administration and a supporter of opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and other sensitive environmental landscapes for oil production, has taken up a senior legal post at Shell.
|OIL SPILL AT THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM|
February 3rd, 2007
Climate activists splatter oil across photo exhibition in outrage at Shell greenwash tactics. Link to photographs of the protest in the article.
|Irish Shell Protestors Honored in San Francisco at St. Pat's Day Parade|
The San Francisco Sentinel
March 1st, 2006
The Rossport Five, residents of County Mayo, served as honorary grand marshals of this year's San Francisco St. Partick's Day parade. Assisted by the Irish Northern Aid (INA), which raises funds to help support families of imprisoned Irish political prisoners, two of the men were invited to the Bay Area event.
|The Silence of The Irish Farmers|
by Patrick Naagbanton, The Port Harcourt Telegraph
August 31st, 2005
Riding The Dragon; Royal Dutch Shell and The Fossil Fire, is a befitting title of a publication by the American group, Environmental Health Fund (EHF), written in 2002 by Jack Doyle, a Washington-based writer and researcher. The author had argued in the 351-page book "Royal Dutch Shell is a giant oil company with annual gross sales exceeding $175 billion. It is typically ranked as the world's No. 1 or No. 2 oil company. It is also the world's seventh largest chemical company. Shell has been developing Fossil energy-coal, oil and gas for more than 100 years ".
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|SPAIN: FIRE AT CEPSA REFINERY|
November 12th, 2007
On November 9, 2007, in the evening the ESG received numerous calls from concerned individuals as well as Plataforma colleagues from Spain due to explosions and emergency flaring at the CEPSA Oil Refinery.
|MEP PRESENTS DAMNING REPORT ON CAMPO POLLUTION TO EU COMMISSION |
November 8th, 2007
A detailed technical report commissioned by a British MEP and delivered to European environment commissioner Stavros Dimas last month contains a damning assessment of pollution levels in the Campo de Gibraltar. It concluded that “continuous and unsustainable” expansion of the Campo industrial base is creating “an increasingly hazardous environment” for residents in the area.