Shell Confirm that they Cannot Recover 95% of an Arctic Oil Spill, Only Find it

Shell Confirm that they Cannot Recover 95% of an Arctic Oil Spill, Only Find it

Posted: 04 Jul 2012 01:41 PM PDT

As Shell’s rigs head toward the Arctic to exploit melting sea ice to drill for more oil, the company took a small step this weekend in clarifying what would happen in an oil spill during the company’s planned Arctic drilling operations this summer.Despite the oil industry’s spin, experts know it is impossible to recover more than a small fraction of a major marine oil spill, as retired Coast Guard Admiral Roger Rufe told NPR: “But once oil is in the water, it’s a mess. And we’ve never proven anywhere in the world…Read more…

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