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Permanently Protect the Arctic From Oil Drilling


Science & Tech  (tags: Permanently, Protect, the Arctic, From, Oil, Drilling.energy, environment )

Agnes
- 1027 days ago - treehugger.com
How does a Wisconsinite who grows pickles on a hobby farm become a Sierra Club Arctic Hero? Ask Duane Greuel, who last September backpacked through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where he trekked more than 40 miles alongside caribou, gazed at the



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Comments

Ingrid A. (530)
Saturday November 5, 2011, 8:17 pm
Its noted. Thank you.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 5:42 am
thanks Agnes, noted
 

Robert B. (57)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 2:30 pm
Protecting this area from big oil is a no-brainer.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 4:04 pm
If they can't clean up the mess from their own spills and can't avoid significant leakage from the drilling platforms they use, the oil companies shouldn't be drilling the Arctic. Ban BP and ExxonMobil.
 

Dana W. (9)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 4:46 pm
Noted and signed
 

Jean C. (18)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 5:54 pm
Big business does not want anyone to explore alternative green energy sources. Anyone who comes up with green technology somehow ends of quitting or dead. Check out the websites below for more info:

http://www.rense.com/general72/oinvent.htm

http://www.rense.com/general83/been.htm

http://peswiki.com/index.php/Directory:Suppression



 

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 7:45 pm
I signed the petition. Ditto to many of the comments. These companies need to be banned from doing any drilling what-so-ever. They're done enought damages to our wildlife, nature, etc. Thanks Agnes
 

Rita White (55)
Monday November 7, 2011, 3:06 am
Noted, thanks
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:32 am
thanks for telling the world
 

Bob P. (426)
Monday November 7, 2011, 7:10 am
Thanks Agnes
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 7, 2011, 8:33 am
For one who as worked in the Arctic (Salluit) I truly know how this petition is IMPORTANT so please SPREAD FAR & WIDE
 

Caitlin G. (29)
Monday November 7, 2011, 8:51 am
Direct link to the petition for this:

https://secure2.convio.net/sierra/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=6912

Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Marilyn K. (51)
Monday November 7, 2011, 12:07 pm
When will our government, supposedly made up of learned people, stop drilling before the planet erupts instead of the oil hit?
 

Bonnie B. (103)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:32 pm
I love this avenue for saving these places, I wish we could get all publicly owned lands declared wilderness areas so no private entity can touch them EVER! These places belong to the citizens of the US and I, for one, do not give any official who works for me permission to sell or lease them to corporations. How about you?
 
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