On July 16, 2015, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) released the Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2015, a.k.a. S. 1794. This bill would prevent any new or renewed leases for the exploration, development or production of oil, natural gas or any other mineral in the Arctic Ocean. Read more
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Shell NO! The Fight Is Just Beginning


League Staff | August 3, 2015
(This article originally appeared on Huffington Post.) Shell has not heard that last from us. The millions of Americans that have come forward to Save the Arctic will not be silenced and will not give up. ShellNo! Read more
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#ShellNO – Coast To Coast


League Staff | July 28, 2015
Back in June, hundreds of activists gathered in kayaks in Seattle to draw attention to the Arctic Ocean and to protest Shell’s Arctic drilling program and the use Seattle ports as a base for its Arctic drilling fleet. Since then, “kayaktivism” has been embraced by citizens across the country and...
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(This article originally appeared in The Hill.) Last week, the Interior Department greenlighted Shell’s risky and dangerous plans to drill in America’s Arctic Ocean. The old saying is that hindsight is 20/20. So why isn’t the Obama administration pulling the plug on Shell’s reckless plans for the Arctic? Read more
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