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11/10/11: 26,342 signatures sent to Shell headquarters. Please continue to sign for this important cause if you haven't already!
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The oil industry is at it again. Oil giant Shell is planning to conduct coalbed methane drilling in a beautiful and remote area of British Columbia called the Sacred Headwaters. If completed, Shell will construct a network of gas wells that would underlie a large portion of the Headwaters.

Coalbed methane developments have grave impacts for the environment. Methane drilling can contaminate groundwater and disturb natural ecosystems — like the one at the Sacred Headwaters that's home to salmon, caribou, and wolves. And not only is it home to precious animal life, the Sacred Headwaters was declared one of British Columbia's most endangered rivers.

The Sacred Headwaters are home to countless species of invaluable plants and animals. We can't allow big oil conglomerates like Shell to operate in areas that should only be preserved.

Write to Shell executives imploring them to take their toxic drilling elsewhere.

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Dear Shell executives,

I was shocked to learn of the coalbed methane drilling Shell is planning to expand in the Sacred Headwaters of British Columbia.

The Sacred Headwaters is home to precious salmon breeding grounds, as well as majestic species such as caribou, wolves, bears, and moose. The area is one of the most pristine and dazzling sights Canada has to offer.

Yet profit alone is what is driving your company to risk the safety and unadulterated beauty of this landscape. Shell's plans to move forward with coalbed methane drilling in the region threaten local residents and plants and animals alike.

Coalbed drilling has vast and worrisome implications for the surrounding environment and ecosystems. We cannot allow Shell to take advantage of the Sacred Headwaters. We must protect this precious land and keep it out of the hands of big oil.

Please do the right thing for the environment and cease all plans to drill in the Sacred Headwaters.

Thank you.

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Oct 14, 2017 Brent Pennell
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Oct 12, 2017 Lillian Kraemer
Oct 9, 2017 Iona Kentwell
Oct 5, 2017 Candi Gibson-Rogers
Oct 3, 2017 Morgan MacConaugha-Snyder
Oct 3, 2017 Attila Teberoglu
Oct 2, 2017 Jeff Harteam
Oct 2, 2017 Alexandra Harteam
Oct 2, 2017 Nancy Parks-Smith
Oct 2, 2017 Lynette Rynders
Oct 1, 2017 susan munro
Sep 28, 2017 Margaret Iacangelo
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Sep 27, 2017 Gary Babb
Sep 26, 2017 M Buffy Hodgetts
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Sep 22, 2017 Carol Valint
Sep 22, 2017 Wanda Majeski
Sep 22, 2017 Graciela Rodriguez-Sero
Sep 21, 2017 Deborah Brookman
Sep 21, 2017 Kat Klahn
Sep 20, 2017 Josie Avalos
Sep 20, 2017 Diane Sposili
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Sep 11, 2017 Caroline Benedetti
Sep 8, 2017 Inês Correia
Sep 5, 2017 Kristie Hatton
Sep 4, 2017 Jim Spooner
Aug 31, 2017 Amy Agzarian we cannot exploit every single inch of this planet, as a big corporation, please act responsibly, your consumers will respect you for this work!
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Aug 29, 2017 Cynthia Pealo
Aug 27, 2017 shelley stevens
Aug 25, 2017 Leela Beaudry
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Aug 24, 2017 Lynn Miller
Aug 23, 2017 Yael Saydon
Aug 23, 2017 Lindsey Dakin
Aug 23, 2017 Eva Sandhammar
Aug 22, 2017 Alexander Goodrich
Aug 22, 2017 Doreen Walter
Aug 21, 2017 Arleen Barber
Aug 11, 2017 James Painter
Aug 11, 2017 Susan Harmon

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