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Shell gets EPA OK for Chukchi operations; drilling imminent

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 3:25pm
Reuters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell on Friday received permission to operate an oil drilling ship and support vessels in the Chukchi Sea, even though the company's activities there are expected to violate previously established air-quality standards, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

EPA said it granted Shell a compliance order allowing the company's fleet to emit pollutants at levels beyond limits set in a major permit issued to the company in January.

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