Inupiat Archive

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    Appeals Board Rejects Air Permits for Offshore Drilling in the Arctic

    Late last week, the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB or Board) in Washington, DC rejected two air permits issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Shell Oil for proposed offshore drilling projects in the Arctic.  The Crag Law Center represented local Inupiat organizations in the...

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    Crag Wins a Big Victory for Inupiat Eskimos

    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...

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