Shell sues to boot Greenpeace activists who climbed aboard oil rig bound for the Arctic to protest drilling

The activists hope they will draw media attention to oil drilling in the Arctic

Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it has filed a complaint in federal court in Alaska seeking an order to remove Greenpeace activists who climbed aboard an oil rig in the Pacific Ocean bound for the Arctic on Monday in a protest against Arctic drilling.

The environmental group said in a statement its team would occupy the underside of the main deck of the Polar Pioneer, which is under contract to Shell, and plans to unfurl a banner with the names of millions of people opposed to Arctic drilling.

The group said the activists would not interfere with the vessel’s navigation…

  • ntt1

    ice cold sea water has amazing cleansing powers against green stains. Let hypothermia be your friend.

  • mobuyus

    Again with the rich white leftist folk and their newfangled climbing gear indulging their hobby, preening sanctimony on full display, smug arrogance deigning to speak for the people of the world. They speak only for a soon to be extinct mentality. These subhuman slime bags should peddle their dog and pony show with the Saudis for a change of pace.

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  • BillyHW

    You have to sue to remove these douchebags?

  • Gettingby

    Club them like baby seals and toss their carcasses into the ocean.

  • barryjr

    A 12 gauge riot gun would work wonders.

  • Clausewitz

    Just tell them all the heads are out, and we’re pouring out the honey buckets on your side.