In eastern Texas, residents and activists have achieved a temporary reprieve after a Texas landowner filed a lawsuit against the company.
It seems that, for the Gulf Coast, which has already endured the tragic BP oil spill, the hits just keep on coming.
The real issue is: who is to blame for the high prices, and what can be done to stabilize energy costs?
Shell has chosen to halt its oil-drilling program after a dome used to clean up potential spills became damaged.
Nearly 100 demonstrators - with air support from a plane flying a banner - protested Mitt Romney's big fundraiser yesterday.
On July 27, two Shell vessels departed from Seattle, en route to the Arctic's Beaufort and Chukchi seas -- and the fragile ecosystems that lay within.
Over a dozen environmental activists gathered to protest the Heartland Institute, which put up ads comparing environmentalists to the Unabomber.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. announced they would introduce the End Polluter Welfare Act to Congress.
About 5,000 pelicans and other ocean birds have been washing up on the northern coast of Peru, just weeks after over 900 dolphins perished in that same area.
A different type of collective action took place - a coordinated effort by Greenpeace activists to stop oil giant Shell from drilling in the arctic.