Clinton says Arctic drilling 'not worth the risk'

August 18, 2015 2:52 PM

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Clinton says Arctic drilling 'not worth the risk'

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday staked out her opposition to Arctic oil exploration, a day after the Obama administration gave Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) final approval to drill off Alaska.

"The Arctic is a unique treasure," Clinton said in a Twitter post. "Given what we know, it's not worth the risk of drilling."

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