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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: 31,141
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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

Nov 24, 2015 Rhiannon Hiller
Nov 23, 2015 Brittany sheldon
Nov 21, 2015 Wayne Brummer
Nov 20, 2015 Alessandra Paolini
Nov 19, 2015 Mel Daniels
Nov 19, 2015 andree luron
Nov 17, 2015 Jamie Lynn Guy-Ostrowski
Nov 17, 2015 Jessica Doherty
Nov 16, 2015 Margaret MC Vay
Nov 16, 2015 Alexis Azcárate
Nov 16, 2015 Kendra Baughn
Nov 15, 2015 Marie Hemphill
Nov 15, 2015 Demetrios E. Lekkas PhD
Nov 15, 2015 Rayleen Nunez
Nov 14, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Nov 12, 2015 lisa muryn
Nov 10, 2015 vier eva
Nov 9, 2015 Melissa Hancock
Nov 9, 2015 Robyn Campbell It is time the big companies of our world act to keep the environment free from damage and pollution. War is not the only way life on our planet can end. It can also end by polluting it.
Nov 9, 2015 Kim Taylor
Nov 9, 2015 Lorraine Saulnier
Nov 8, 2015 Kay Steinauer
Nov 7, 2015 Sherry Frey-Brown
Nov 6, 2015 Rebecca Britton Please stop the drilling in places where habitat will be ruined and wildlife will be interrupted. I think these companies have more than enough places they are drilling. Sincerely RSB
Nov 5, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Nov 5, 2015 Millie Bursler
Nov 5, 2015 Marjorie L. Barton I just read that Shell refuses to clean up their mess. I will never buy shell gas again.
Nov 4, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Nov 4, 2015 Sonja Ruthard
Nov 4, 2015 Shannon Sloan
Nov 4, 2015 Rita O'Sullivan
Nov 4, 2015 Jim Malone
Nov 4, 2015 Robert Parker
Nov 4, 2015 Andrelene Babbitt
Nov 3, 2015 Maria G Stonestreet
Nov 3, 2015 Robert Owczarek
Nov 1, 2015 Jim Faulks
Nov 1, 2015 Pauline Parker * The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future. - Marya Mannes
Oct 29, 2015 Tam Fenske
Oct 29, 2015 laura palmer
Oct 28, 2015 Chris Brewer
Oct 28, 2015 Walter Schultz
Oct 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Oct 26, 2015 Lisa Shantz No level of profit is worth the destruction of such a pristine environment. You're adults, so quit acting like greedy children. Shell needs to back off and leave the Sacred Headwaters alone!
Oct 26, 2015 J L
Oct 24, 2015 Janina Kowalewski
Oct 24, 2015 Lin xiang
Oct 24, 2015 Stephen Calvert
Oct 23, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Oct 22, 2015 Dawn Handelsman

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