Bill would put into a law a voluntary moratorium on tanker traffic off BC’s north coast.
$2.6 billion related to the decision to halt Alaskan exploration activities.
Alaska needs to get oil in its 800-mile pipeline to fuel its economy.
US president visits Alaska in campaign to boost global action.
Needs emergency capping stack for deeper drilling off Alaska’s northwest coast.
Protesters on land and in kayaks will try to block Shell’s Polar Pioneer drill ship this weekend in a “Festival of resistance.”
Canada threatened to block project over use of American steel in Buy America dispute.
Terminal sits on Canadian soil that’s leased by the state of Alaska.
Canada threatens to block project if the state proceeds under Buy America specs.
To be built by Alaska, contractors must use US steel.
State says the plant will provide incentive for petroleum companies to explore and invest in Cook Inlet.
Shell has spent more than $5 billion on developing Alaskan offshore drilling activities.
Company can’t drill until its containment barge is in place.
Oil and gas giants look to build pipeline from northern Alaska to BC border.