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Is An Oil Spill in the Arctic a Big Deal?


Animals  (tags: protection, wildlife, environment, animalwelfare, habitat, endangered, conservation, humans, ethics, suffering, whales, shell oil, oil industry, oil spill, arctic, pollution, global warming, ice formation, clean water, habitat, ecological stability )

Deb
- 875 days ago - bellaonline.com
If Shell Oil says they have a plan; why should people question it?



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Azaima A. (224)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 7:46 pm
yes
 

Eternal Gardener (761)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 8:26 pm
Due to BIG OIL the ice caps melt and now they are standing in front of the line to further their ecological crimes!
This is criminal behaviour beyond words... lock all these eco(-logical psycho-)paths up and throw away the key...
these humans are the biggest danger to LIFE!!!
 

Myron Scott (70)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 8:29 pm
Wouldn't it be nice if the Administration would question it, too?
 

Elsie Au (266)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 10:50 pm
Signed all petitions. We have to do our part in reducing oil demand as next time it will be the other oil company, not just only Shell that wants to do the drilling.
 

Lydia s. (163)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 10:56 pm
Yes, Its a big deal of course , But as Myron said , Does Big Gov. question it ?
Thanks so much for posting .
 

Gabriela V. (168)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 2:30 am
thank you, i signed!
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 2:52 am
Liars--they don't have either a plan or a clue!! They just want money, and it doesn't matter to them how devestated the earth becomes, or how extinct our wild-life!!
Totally disgusting and should be illegal--in fact, if there were any true justice, the fines alone would bankrupt them!
Thanks Deb.
 

Michela m. (3954)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 6:46 am

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 6:59 am
Thank you Deb - signed all
 

Ruth S. (297)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 7:17 am
Thank you Deb
 

David C. (227)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 7:40 am
yes...would be....
 

M Away M. (461)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 7:51 am
Thank you Deb....Absolutely, this is going to be the worst Disaster of all time.

Shell is never to tell the truth, they just want $$. Every time I go past one of their stations I wish I had fliers to hand out to people getting gas there to go someplace else, since Shell has DISTRUCTION WRITTEN ALL OVER IT. #!# H x L L -- or #!#!y H x L L
 

Sandi C. (238)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:11 am
noted.
 

Constance F. (431)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:15 am
Wow! I just wrote a huge paragraph and it disappeared ! In short then, it would be really helpful to if people knew who the hell they were voting for instead of voting blindly and emotionally ! My god, people still continue to support politicians whose track records are abominable when it comes to the envrionment, yet these very people who profess to care about the environment, vote for them. Why? Because people are clueless. Industry will gun away with pathlogical greed - I expect that, but I would hope that people would have some interst in our earth since this is the place they and their children will be living ! My god, if we don't treasure and protect our home, what will we have? ! Thank you again Deb ! Signed or previously signed all petitons.
 

Beth FS (149)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:20 am
All signed, thanks Deb.
 

Julie Hoffman (8)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:37 am
Why is this even being asked?
 

Julie Hoffman (8)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:37 am
it is common sense that yes it is a big deal
 

Darla Taylor (111)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 9:31 am
Noted. Petitions signed. We need to ensure that the artic does not become a place for drilling. An oil spill would be devastating.
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 1:18 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Constance because you have done so within the last week.
Thank you Deb, I have signed, as well as shared all the petitions on FB.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 4:13 pm
any oil spill is horrible, one in the arctic would be a disaster
 

Shirley S. (176)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 6:04 pm
Noted & signed
 

Mary T. (185)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:12 pm
Thanks Deb for sure signed the petitions that I had not already sign and shared.
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:41 pm
All petitions signed, thanks Deb
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 10:03 pm
Terrific, educational article! Thank you for posting it! Signed all petitions that I hadn't already signed.

Since, as stated in the article, "Shell Oil is still behind on any plan for environmental recovery and cleanup should a spill occur in the Arctic Circle because of their drilling. Their lack of preparedness should not come as a shock as the only theoretical testing the company considered was done back in the year 2000, when Shell proposed the Arctic drilling project.," what makes them think they're prepared now --especially in light of the fact that no further testing has taken place? You can hear the people in the video, who were involved in the testing, indicating that their methods would not work!

Thanks, Deb! I hope Shell can and will be stopped from proceeding with this greed-motivated, irresponsible endeavor.
 

Danuta Watola (1214)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 2:48 am
Noted
 

Farah Hage Ali (161)
Friday July 27, 2012, 12:51 am
noted and signed, thank you
 

Mariette G. (152)
Friday July 27, 2012, 1:43 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Deb!
 

Sandra M Z. (114)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 8:54 pm
The word is getting out..........fossil fuels are extinction.

Signed all the petitions now or before.

Noted, Deb, Thank you for the information.
 

Trudy Killa (125)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 7:47 am
Thanks Deb- All signed. I fear we have come to a point where there is such a majority of people who have such apathy for the the various government agencies & the various leadership on both sides that I am not certain that we can reverse the damages we have cause.d. It seems as if each party has it's own agenda which when you look at it has rally become one & the same. There is no longer much difference between the 2 parties that people are apathetic about the entire process & wonder does their vote rally count for anything anymore these days.. It is a sad situation.
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (163)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 12:51 am
Noted. Thanks Deb.
 

Debbie Williamson (275)
Monday January 28, 2013, 1:40 pm
Signed all that were still open.
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 3:18 pm
YES YES;
 
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