From Center for Biological Diversity
Shell Oil just sued the Center for Biological Diversity and 12 other environmental groups.
It seems the oil giant thinks it can intimidate us with threats so that it can push through dangerous new drilling in the fragile Arctic ecosystem.
Please stand with the Center and help us defeat this obnoxious, anti-free-speech lawsuit — donate to our Emergency Legal Defense Fund today.
Why is Shell Oil suing the Center? Because we’ve stopped every offshore drilling proposal in the Arctic since 2007. Shell knows we’re effective, so it’s trying to take us out with its preemptive attack.
But we’re not leaving. We’re fighting back.
Shell’s suit doesn’t only seek to ensure it can drill for oil this summer. It’s also trying to get us to pay Shell’s legal fees. These will likely run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Shell game looks like intimidation and shutting down free speech.
Don’t let Shell win. Donate today to the Center’s Emergency Legal Defense Fund to save the Arctic.
This isn’t the first time Shell has gone after environmentalists. It’s in front of the U.S. Supreme Court right now in a suit by people whose families were tortured and even killed for blowing the whistle on the company’s oil drilling in Nigeria.