Drilling near the wilderness

If Shell is allowed to begin drilling as planned in the potentially oil-rich Chukchi Sea next summer, the well will be roughly 70 miles from the Alaskan shore.

Drilling near the wilderness
Sources: Shell, BOEMRE, USGS. Laris Karklis/The Washington Post. Published on August 16, 2011, 9:07 p.m.
 
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