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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: 30,685
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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


Mar 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 28, 2015 Irina Gorlovitski
Mar 27, 2015 Ashley Borchardt
Mar 26, 2015 Wendy Damerell
Mar 25, 2015 Mary Gedert
Mar 24, 2015 heather cornwell
Mar 23, 2015 PAOLA Ceccatelli
Mar 23, 2015 Mary Daley
Mar 23, 2015 Kimberly Ellis-Guysick
Mar 23, 2015 Beth Matlock
Mar 21, 2015 lucas petermann
Mar 20, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 19, 2015 Charlie Fuller
Mar 18, 2015 Patrick S You have to be kidding me. First its oil,and now it is methane. Stop already. Its time for change,and most people are, from oil based products,and there is no use for methane.Its a problem for drilling for oil, and can get methane from corn.
Mar 18, 2015 Tori B.
Mar 18, 2015 Robert Leith I long ago stopped doing business with Shell
Mar 18, 2015 Amanda Billert
Mar 17, 2015 Dr. Pat Daly Please stop this kind of drilling and get into alternative energy - before it's too late for you.
Mar 16, 2015 tracy holmberg
Mar 16, 2015 Melora Jackson
Mar 16, 2015 brion vallone
Mar 16, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 16, 2015 Mary Ellis
Mar 15, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 15, 2015 L F
Mar 15, 2015 Janet Mccaffrey
Mar 15, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 15, 2015 Frances Whiteside
Mar 15, 2015 PANIER Stéphanie
Mar 14, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 14, 2015 Brandy Murrell
Mar 14, 2015 Tatyana Lee
Mar 14, 2015 Michele Temple
Mar 14, 2015 terry peck can you sleep at night?
Mar 14, 2015 lina Nicolia
Mar 14, 2015 Divina Gracia
Mar 13, 2015 melissa troeller
Mar 13, 2015 Linda Morse-Robertson
Mar 13, 2015 sandy lewis
Mar 10, 2015 Lauren Van Gundy
Mar 10, 2015 Manfred Knorr
Mar 9, 2015 Sam Ford
Mar 8, 2015 Cassidy Garza
Mar 7, 2015 Lisa Larsen
Mar 7, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 6, 2015 Laurie Lanni
Mar 6, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 6, 2015 Stephanie Seed
Mar 6, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 6, 2015 Liz Quigley

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