Activists Rally At EPA HQ Against Shell Oil Request For Pollution Waiver

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Activists stand outside of the Environmental Protection Agency... News PhotoActivist,Arctic,Arctic Ocean,Demanding,Environmental Damage,Environmental Issues,Headquarters,Law,Pollution,Shell - Brand-name,USA,Vertical,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JULY 23: Activists stand outside of the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters to urge that Shell Oil be denied a waiver from pollution regulations for their Arctic Ocean drilling operations on July 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. The members of Greenpeace, the Alaska Wilderness League and other environmental groups wanted to deliver a petition to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson but were told to email the petition instead. Shell Oil has asked the EPA for revisions to its air permit to allow for higher levels of pollution from the company's Arctic Ocean drilling fleet. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)