Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an exploration plan proposed by Royal Dutch Shell in the Beaufort Sea because of potential impacts to Inupiat Eskimos and their subsistence traditions.

Here is the opinion.

More background on Crag’s Environmental Justice work with Inupiat Eskimos.

We’ll have more information on this case as we review the opinion. Please contact Chris Winter at 503-525-2725 with questions.