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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!
Goal: 50,000 Progress: 30,094
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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.

Petition Signatures


Aug 20, 2014 Kim Taylor Corporations will ruin this environment unless we stop them!
Aug 20, 2014 kim michaels
Aug 20, 2014 Patti Ruocco
Aug 20, 2014 Caroline Constantinou
Aug 19, 2014 Jen Moore-Huber
Aug 17, 2014 EDITH LOBROT
Aug 16, 2014 Rhoda Slanger
Aug 15, 2014 Colleen Adomaitis Decker
Aug 15, 2014 Brigetta Karnopp
Aug 15, 2014 Kay Hall
Aug 14, 2014 Marco Simioni
Aug 13, 2014 Goranka Kiralj
Aug 13, 2014 Benaifer Italia
Aug 13, 2014 Rose Sharp
Aug 13, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 13, 2014 John Cabala
Aug 13, 2014 David Bruchmann
Aug 13, 2014 Elga konietzny
Aug 13, 2014 Christopher King
Aug 11, 2014 Susan Welsford
Aug 11, 2014 Axa Tolonen
Aug 11, 2014 Douglas Cooke
Aug 10, 2014 Kristin Snyder
Aug 10, 2014 Rebecca Canright
Aug 10, 2014 Vanessa Azevedo
Aug 10, 2014 Guidon Valerie
Aug 10, 2014 Richard Bosboom
Aug 10, 2014 Millamaria Vaittinen
Aug 8, 2014 Rachel Berg Shell---go dig a hole--jump in and cover it up. Stop trying to trash our environment---STOP. Stay in Holland.Dig a hole there.
Aug 8, 2014 Patsy Dailey Profit does not pay when you day you meet your maker!
Aug 8, 2014 martin Walls
Aug 7, 2014 Kaley Bill
Aug 7, 2014 Calesse Carter
Aug 7, 2014 fatma öncü
Aug 7, 2014 Helen Colfer
Aug 7, 2014 Michelle Fullager
Aug 6, 2014 Rosemary Lowe Shell, stop your destruction of Nature. You do not belong there. It is all about profit for you, isn't it--at the expense of all living things. Shame on You!
Aug 6, 2014 ashley huston
Aug 6, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 6, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 6, 2014 Sandra Stofan
Aug 6, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 5, 2014 Emer McShane
Aug 5, 2014 Jan Smith
Aug 5, 2014 Ian Denman
Aug 5, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 5, 2014 Rich Petteruti
Aug 5, 2014 Deborah Hood
Aug 4, 2014 peggy williams
Aug 4, 2014 luis silveira

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