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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: 32,114
Sponsored by: The Rainforest Site

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


May 26, 2018 Karen McHugh
May 25, 2018 Alysa Waring
May 25, 2018 gabriele jefferson
May 25, 2018 Alison Aplin
May 23, 2018 Leanne Keane
May 23, 2018 Barb Breese
May 22, 2018 Deena Walker Stop the assault on our environment!
May 21, 2018 Wanda Anthony
May 21, 2018 CHRISTOPHER CLARK
May 21, 2018 Jean-Pierre Lacan
May 21, 2018 Karen Fiorito
May 21, 2018 Rama Bharadwaj
May 17, 2018 Ellen Grossman
May 15, 2018 Victoria Oakey
May 14, 2018 Ethelyn Barksdale
May 14, 2018 Lisa Delabre
May 14, 2018 Karen Phillips
May 14, 2018 Laura Link
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May 9, 2018 Corinne WOITIEZ
May 3, 2018 Lisa Saunders
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Apr 23, 2018 Marc Gregory
Apr 23, 2018 Kathleen Stanger
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Apr 12, 2018 Donna Arnold
Apr 12, 2018 Kristine Richter
Apr 11, 2018 Lisa vasta
Apr 9, 2018 Karla Zanotelli
Apr 6, 2018 Tammy Jeter
Apr 5, 2018 Maureen Wheeler
Apr 5, 2018 Robert Reed
Apr 5, 2018 Robert New
Apr 2, 2018 Monika Saluter
Mar 30, 2018 melissa owens
Mar 29, 2018 Sue Meyers
Mar 29, 2018 Julie Hansen
Mar 29, 2018 Rosalinde Katz
Mar 28, 2018 Leah Helmer
Mar 28, 2018 Brea Viragh
Mar 27, 2018 LYNDA GROVE
Mar 27, 2018 Deb Fritzler
Mar 26, 2018 Kate Ravenstein
Mar 25, 2018 Erin Sackmann
Mar 25, 2018 Jan Clare
Mar 24, 2018 Cindy Fry
Mar 23, 2018 Susan Diller
Mar 20, 2018 Tara Spires
Mar 20, 2018 Theresa Boisseau
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