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Seattle Requires New Permit for Shell's Arctic Drill Ship to Moor, but May Not Issue It

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.05.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

A drill ship that Shell intends to use to drill oil wells in Arctic waters off Alaska cannot be moored at the Port of Seattle without a new permit, Seattle city officials said Monday.

Two Ounces of Kafka: How a Little Oil Caused a Ton of Trouble

Paul Loeb | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics
Paul Loeb

For years, Seattle salmon fisherman Pete Knutson has developed pioneering environmental alliances between commercial fishermen, Native American tribes...

Occupy’s major message misfire

Arthur Bruzzone | Posted 02.12.2012 | San Francisco
Arthur Bruzzone

The Occupy movement, or those who participated in effort to close down West Coast ports, violated several of Saul Alinksy's direct action rules: First, find a message and persist. Second, don't alienate your base...

The Ports Challenge

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James P. Hoffa

I hate to think we've become a country that has lost the concept of public purpose, a country that allows corporations to poison the people who live nearby. But apparently they're too much for the trucking industry.