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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: 30,557
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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


Jan 28, 2015 Tammy Manley
Jan 28, 2015 Mary Cooper
Jan 28, 2015 Allan Booyjzsen 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.
Jan 27, 2015 Dusty Stepanski
Jan 27, 2015 Allyn Stoller
Jan 26, 2015 Fawn Caldwell
Jan 26, 2015 Aysenur Çömlekci
Jan 26, 2015 Leslie Wingerath
Jan 26, 2015 Sandra Ainsley
Jan 26, 2015 Kathy Aprile
Jan 26, 2015 Tracy Schroepfer
Jan 26, 2015 Renee Repkin Greed and monied interests are destroying all life forms on earth. May you purveyors of death pay heavily for all your sins whether now or in the afterlife.
Jan 26, 2015 emilio leone
Jan 25, 2015 cheryl woodford
Jan 25, 2015 ROSARIO CASTILLO
Jan 24, 2015 Jody Mahnken
Jan 23, 2015 Mickey Lester
Jan 23, 2015 kelly keiter
Jan 23, 2015 Dannis Brown
Jan 22, 2015 david doyle
Jan 22, 2015 Alu Frédéric
Jan 22, 2015 Isabel Barrios
Jan 21, 2015 Patricia Shriver
Jan 21, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 20, 2015 Jeremy Aylward Don`t forget, it`s `Dutch Royal Shell Owned by the Queen of England among others!!
Jan 20, 2015 Diane Fletcher
Jan 19, 2015 Arianne Bär
Jan 19, 2015 Sondra Olson
Jan 19, 2015 hannah wilson
Jan 18, 2015 Robert blackiston
Jan 18, 2015 Cecily Pegues
Jan 17, 2015 jausen hyldahl
Jan 17, 2015 Mariana Barzanova
Jan 16, 2015 John Perrone
Jan 16, 2015 Teresa Patterson
Jan 16, 2015 connie clarke
Jan 16, 2015 LISA TRENDALL
Jan 16, 2015 Lisa Hardy
Jan 16, 2015 Joan Stanton
Jan 16, 2015 John Cort
Jan 16, 2015 Diane Williford
Jan 15, 2015 Taratorn Pettersson
Jan 14, 2015 maria alves
Jan 14, 2015 Angie Merriam
Jan 14, 2015 Angie Nelson
Jan 14, 2015 Eva Van Mieghem
Jan 14, 2015 Beverly Edwards
Jan 14, 2015 Robert Kennedy No, don't take it anywhere, just stop it entirely.
Jan 14, 2015 Christopher Clark
Jan 13, 2015 Andrea Turner

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