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People Power Vs Big Oil ACTION


World  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, Nigeria, Shell, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, wildlife, environment )

Nancy
- 749 days ago - avaaz.org
In days, Nigeria's Parliament could approve a $5 billion fine against giant oil polluter Shell for a spill that devastated the lives of millions of people, and pass a law to hold all oil companies to account for polluting and plundering. This is a waters~



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Sue H. (7)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 5:46 pm
Good on Nigeria. Hopefully they will win and make it clear to Big Oil that they can no longer Rape our Planet. Hopefully whatever monies they win will be distributed fairly.
 

Rock H. (254)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 6:22 pm
To all Members of the Nigerian National Assembly:
As global citizens, we urge you to enforce the $5 billion fine against Shell to compensate the people affected by the 2011 Bonga oil spill. We call on you to end oil impunity by endorsing the NOSDRA Amendment Bill that holds polluters accountable with clear penalties, and support a Petroleum Industry Bill with strong transparency, accountability and environmental provisions to reform Nigeria’s oil sector.


Signed and noted. Thanks Nancy!
 

(0)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 6:42 pm
Signed
 

Jason S. (57)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 8:06 pm
signed, thanks
 

Sara W. (110)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 9:17 pm
Signed.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 9:37 pm
says Hurricane sandy is affecting them, so can't sign atm
 

Ben Oscarsito (343)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 12:00 am
Done. 538,000 have signed. Help us get to 750,000!
 

Pogle S. (88)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 1:23 am
Signed & noted
 

Emma S. (227)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 2:24 am
Done! Thanks, Nancy.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (386)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 2:43 am
Signed and hope the fine is enforced.
 

Danuta Watola (1210)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 3:16 am
noted
 

Rana Sinha (50)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 3:34 am
Noted, thanks for sharing.
 

Nicole W. (640)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 6:02 am
signed~
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 6:24 am
Posted & signed.
 

Myraida Diaz (127)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 7:05 am
Signed ,shared and noted TY!
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 7:37 am
Already signed. Thank you.
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 8:23 am
Noted, signed and, of course, shared on fb.
I would LOVE to see shell lose this one!!
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 8:24 am
Sorry--I meant Shell--as in Shell-one of the big-oil polluter's, of course--not a pretty little sea-shell LOL!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 8:54 am
already signed and shared, TU Nancy
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 8:57 am
Signed, thank you Nancy!
 

Pat A. (116)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 10:17 am
Signed, thanks Nancy!
 

Christeen Anderson (538)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 12:27 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 12:55 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Gordon W. (3)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 12:58 pm
That's one for the people, but I still think the directors should be in jail.
Wirth, G
 

Bill Eagle (31)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 1:00 pm
Lots of luck. I wonder if the Nigerian government will be able to collect. My guess is that it will be Shell Oils cost of doing business. After Shell pays the fine, they will probably consider it a license to continue doing things the way that they always have.
 

Tom Sullivan (98)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 1:38 pm
s & n
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 2:03 pm
Noted, signed and shared with many thanks Nancy.
I hope Shell has to pay dearly, as they have mistreated these people for far too long and to blind eyes.
The country has to have a law that there is transparency, accountability, and environmental provisions to
reform Nigeria's oil sector, with huge fines as penalties every time caught.
 

Mariette G. (150)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 2:19 pm
Signed, thanks Nancy!
 

lee e. (114)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 3:04 pm
Signed - but of course I believe Bill E is absolutely right - Sheil could by Nigeria five times or more!
 

Dandelion G. (387)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 4:37 pm
Go Green is the only way to stop them. Signed, is a start the fines but they make more than that as fast as they sign the check to pay the fine.
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 5:09 pm
signed and noted
Thanks
 

Helen Porter (40)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 8:33 pm
noted and signed
 

Susanne R. (249)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 9:51 pm
Signed and noted! Big Oil has no conscience or compassion. It probably spends as much on lawyers as it does on fines. I do hope that Nigeria's Parliament comes through.
 

Danny M. (88)
Friday November 9, 2012, 4:09 am
Signed. Thank you Nancy!
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Friday November 9, 2012, 8:03 am
Signed gladly & shared on FB, thanks Nancy!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday November 9, 2012, 8:12 am
already signed, thanks Nancy
 

Past Member (0)
Friday November 9, 2012, 9:05 am
of course signed
 

DORIS L. (61)
Friday November 9, 2012, 10:21 am
Signed.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday November 9, 2012, 12:58 pm
Signed , thanks !
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday November 9, 2012, 1:22 pm
Gladly signed. Thanks.
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Friday November 9, 2012, 1:25 pm
Signed, sent & noted. Thanks, Nancy.
 

back soon (398)
Friday November 9, 2012, 1:58 pm
Action taken! TY Nancy.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday November 9, 2012, 2:15 pm
S&N
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday November 9, 2012, 2:16 pm
S&N
 

Monica D. (580)
Friday November 9, 2012, 4:11 pm
Use less oil ... go car-free if you can.
 

Alison A. (239)
Friday November 9, 2012, 4:17 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Nancy.
 

Mary T. (185)
Friday November 9, 2012, 8:26 pm
Thanks Nancy, Already signed and shared.
 

Ana R (220)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 2:48 pm
Done... with hope
Thank you!
 

Joe R. (190)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 6:04 am
Signed and noted.
 

Rita White (1)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 9:33 am
noted and signed
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 2:44 pm
sent-thanks
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 10:51 am
signed and noted
 

Constance F. (430)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:09 pm
thank you ! signed !
 
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