Greenpeace Asks Judge To Sink Shell's Drill Rig Suit

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Greenpeace Inc. on Monday urged an Alaska federal judge to toss Shell Oil Co.’s suit seeking to block activists from barricading or occupying its Arctic-bound drilling ship, saying the court doesn’t have jurisdiction over the company’s allegations that its contracts are threatened and lives are endangered.

On the day U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason held a hearing on Shell’s pursuit of injunctive relief, which would enjoin Greenpeace from interfering with all of Shell's U.S. operations and create safety zones around its vessels and exploration activities,...
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