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Tue January 4, 2011
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Groups Challenge Shell Oil's Clean Air Permits

Environmental groups and Native Americans are enjoying what they consider a small victory in their battle to stop Shell Oil from drilling exploratory wells in the Arctic off Alaska's coast. Shell wants to drill this year. But an EPA appeals board has found regulators did not adequately consider the impact that air pollutants from the drilling operations would have on nearby communities.

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