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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: 32,015
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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


Dec 7, 2017 Robert Furem
Dec 3, 2017 Eileen Kulp
Nov 21, 2017 Gerri Petersen
Nov 19, 2017 Elise McCoubrie
Nov 19, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 19, 2017 Libby Esther Berman
Nov 14, 2017 Julie Carter
Nov 13, 2017 Katherine Bressan I CARE
Nov 13, 2017 Virgil Pauls
Nov 12, 2017 DayLynn McDonald
Nov 12, 2017 Carol Painter
Nov 11, 2017 Simone Duffin
Nov 11, 2017 Terri Lynch
Nov 11, 2017 FRED KAHN
Nov 11, 2017 Christina Konle
Nov 11, 2017 Serenella Castri
Nov 11, 2017 Patricia Allen
Nov 10, 2017 bobbette bross
Nov 6, 2017 Susan Diller
Nov 3, 2017 Green 400 Magazine Of all the disasters of the past, these morbid governments just don't know when to stop. Its called greed at it's finest and with the big buffoon in the U,S, government, things will only get worse.
Nov 2, 2017 Lajeanne Leveton
Nov 1, 2017 Kim Keller Doesn't anyone in this company care at all about the future? Think of your children's future and stop thinking about the next dollar for a change.
Oct 31, 2017 Cathy Dennler
Oct 30, 2017 amrita biswas
Oct 30, 2017 Jackie Byrd
Oct 30, 2017 Audrey Farrelly
Oct 29, 2017 Beverley Lengden
Oct 29, 2017 Deborah Moore
Oct 28, 2017 Fabian Müller
Oct 27, 2017 Wendy Kasprzyk
Oct 26, 2017 Kimberly Wallace
Oct 25, 2017 Alice Gem
Oct 23, 2017 June Curley
Oct 21, 2017 Janis Higgins
Oct 21, 2017 Mary Fox
Oct 21, 2017 Catherine Williams
Oct 21, 2017 sysan beattie
Oct 20, 2017 Adam Ostler
Oct 20, 2017 Ingrid Brown
Oct 14, 2017 Brent Pennell
Oct 14, 2017 Karl-Heinz Braun
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Oct 13, 2017 Pat Parkin
Oct 13, 2017 thomas friedman
Oct 12, 2017 Lillian Kraemer
Oct 9, 2017 Iona Kentwell
Oct 5, 2017 Candi Gibson-Rogers
Oct 3, 2017 Morgan MacConaugha-Snyder

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