Safe mining set for WI. Safe drilling from the Arctic to the Gulf to your neighborhood fracking site.
And then, the real priorities kick in...
UPI reports the Shell Oil drilling rig aground in Alaska with 150,000 gallons of fuel on board was being towed to Seattle to evade a January 1 Alaska state tax obligation.
"It's fair to say that the current tax structure related to vessels of the type influenced the timing of our departure. It would have cost Shell multiple millions to keep the rigs here," a Shell spokesman said.