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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: 31,025
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


Aug 30, 2015 Karen Salamander
Aug 30, 2015 Thierry Chartier
Aug 30, 2015 Aurélie Amari
Aug 30, 2015 Bernadette Crespin
Aug 29, 2015 Leigh-Ann Carrington
Aug 29, 2015 Natalie Ott
Aug 29, 2015 Amanda Ault
Aug 28, 2015 Shelley Tsuji
Aug 28, 2015 Kelly Powers
Aug 28, 2015 Angels Puig
Aug 28, 2015 jovita prinz
Aug 28, 2015 Adam Fransella
Aug 27, 2015 lisa johnson
Aug 27, 2015 Laurie Fisher
Aug 27, 2015 Charles Gilliland
Aug 27, 2015 Susan Tate
Aug 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 25, 2015 Marisol Dominguez
Aug 25, 2015 Melissa Hatfield Get out of our waters!!!
Aug 23, 2015 Marc Chapon
Aug 23, 2015 Lion Forest
Aug 23, 2015 Brett Dennison
Aug 23, 2015 Leisa Baumann
Aug 22, 2015 Theresa Toporsh
Aug 22, 2015 Val Searson
Aug 22, 2015 al sellers
Aug 22, 2015 Reyna Button
Aug 21, 2015 Julie Martin
Aug 21, 2015 allen bohnert
Aug 21, 2015 Harmen Eijzenga
Aug 20, 2015 Betty Kendrick
Aug 20, 2015 Amanda Kriberney
Aug 19, 2015 Eileen Wunderlich
Aug 17, 2015 Laurel Burns
Aug 17, 2015 Elizabeth Forrester
Aug 17, 2015 Stephanie Preedy
Aug 16, 2015 Wendy Marie Gonzalez
Aug 15, 2015 Jeannie Deibel
Aug 15, 2015 Karina Paredes
Aug 15, 2015 Misty Peterson How about you put your efforts into non-harmful renewable energy sources? Do something you can be proud of instead of something that only satisfies corporate greed!
Aug 13, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 13, 2015 leta rosetree
Aug 12, 2015 Carol Woelm
Aug 12, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 12, 2015 Ku Rr
Aug 12, 2015 Elisabeth Wouters
Aug 12, 2015 Joseph Milanese
Aug 12, 2015 Peggy Krause
Aug 9, 2015 Virginia Ilardi
Aug 7, 2015 JoAnn Regina

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