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Shell Scraps British Columbia Drilling Plans In Contested Area

Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, energy, drilling, habitatdestruction, green, GoodNews, world, wildlife, trees, pollution, politics, nature )

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Royal Dutch Shell Plc has scrapped plans for a coalbed methane gas project near Canada's Pacific Coast in the face of local opposition and weak natural gas prices, ending an eight-year battle over development, the company and the British Columbia governme

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Christeen Anderson (369)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 3:39 am
Yea. This is good news. Thank you.

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 5:12 am
Bet the low gas prices were the deciding factors. It might even save the world!
That's why clean energy has to be developed ASAP until it is cheaper than all fossil fuel energy.

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 6:03 am
Thank God!

Süheyla C (234)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 8:39 am
Great news
Thank you Cal for sharing whit us.

Sheila D (28)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 10:13 am
I'm surprised Shell backed off; they're not known for caring about communities that could be destroyed by their actions. This is great news. Thanks Cal.

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 11:36 am

Cynthia Davis (340)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 12:16 pm
Great news Ty Cal

Sheila S (50)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 4:54 pm
A clear victory and one small step.

pam w (139)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 8:10 pm
How about that?

John B (185)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 8:57 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article. Good news and glad to hear it. Read and noted.

Sandra M Z (114)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 9:16 pm
Great news, Thank you Cal.

Tammy Taylor (12)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 10:09 pm
Some good news for a change ... thank-you!
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