Skip to comments.Keep Shell Out Of The Arctic! (latest polar bear extinction hysterics big lie)
Posted on 02/27/2012 12:40:07 PM PST by pabianice
BP couldnt clean up an oil spill in the Gulf. How in the world will Shell do it in the Arctic?
The Obama Administration has given Shell tentative approval to explore for oil in Alaskas Polar Bear Seas. Tell Secretary Salazar to deny Shell the final permits it needs to begin drilling this summer!
The Obama Administration is now paving the way for Shell to begin drilling this summer in both of our nations Polar Bear Seas.
We must not let Shell roll the dice with Americas Arctic, where a blowout and spill could devastate populations of polar bears, Pacific walrus, endangered bowhead whales and other threatened wildlife.
Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to deny Shell the final permits it needs to drill in the Polar Bear Seas.
These two seas -- the Chukchi and the Beaufort -- are home to more than half of Americas polar bears.
Shell is targeting sensitive waters off the coast of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- the polar bears favorite onshore birthing ground in Alaska.
The oil giant will be sinking its first drill bit just months before pregnant polar bears move onshore to have their cubs.
An oil spill in these coastal waters could produce an unmitigated catastrophe. Whales and dolphins would suffocate as their blowholes fill with oil. And oil-covered polar bears would stand virtually no chance of survival.
Neither Shell nor the Coast Guard is prepared to handle a worst-case blowout under real-world conditions in the Arctic.
Tell Secretary Salazar youre outraged that hes opening up the Polar Bear Seas to oil development. And tell him to deny Shell the final go-ahead to drill in this pristine environment.
You and I must not stand by and watch one of our planets last truly wild places be destroyed by Big Oil.
Please send a message to Secretary Salazar today. Tell him to leave the Polar Bear Seas for polar bears, not polluters.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Basically, this is “send your tax-exempt contribution to the Natural Resources Defense Council today!”
Is Frances a guy or a girl?
“BP couldnt clean up an oil spill in the Gulf.”
Then, Frances, where is it?
But, if you’re like me and don’t give a flying crap about polar bears, give Shell Oil all the encouragement it needs to get’er done.
Given the choice between staying in power and getting photo ops with polar bears guess which one they chose?
In fact, I believe it has increased and the natives are getting pretty upset.
My sister, who just voted absentee for Newt in AZ last week, believes all this crap and regularly sends money (from her social security income, no less!) to this and any other organization that purports to protect the wild animals on Alaska’s north slope. She dislikes Palin, too because they told her she shot wolves from the air when she was governor. Nothing I say or information I can provide will change her stubborn mind — animals are more important to her than the price of gas at the pump.
“Mmmmmmmmmmmm... Polar Bear. It’s what’s for dinner!” (except for the liver; learned not to eat that in SERE School)
It wasn’t cleaned up by the government. Obama brags about how no tax dollars were used.
Only humans are classified as guys or girls. Frances is a liberal it doesn't count as human
Polar Bear Seas?
Oh, yeah. Just turn left at Doe-Eyed Caribou Calf Meadow and straight through Harp Seal Pup Bay. You can’t miss it.
Polar bears love human garbage. This should cause an explosion in the population.
Look what the Alaska pipleine did for wildlife in Alaska.
Frances, the only reason they may possibly be in danger is there is so damn many of them.
Ok, so let Shell drill onshore. It’s much less challenging and the risk of a spill is virtually zero. Problem solved.
Settle down, Francis. Please point out the area we can drill that you deem "not sensitive" waters.
I'm guessing it would be somewhere on the east coast of Jupiter, although that may be critically sensitive to wildlife too.
Polar bears rank low on my list of present priorities for civilization. Oil ranks very high. Drill for the oil, and feed the polar bears environmentalists. The world will be better for it.
There was no damage from the BP spill.
Pray for America
OF course the Russians will be drilling in the Arctic, who will insist on controls to make the drilling safe?
I await the environazis telling Putin to put off their arctic drilling plans.
Yeah, but he's a known liar.
Well, unless you ask the 12 dead guys. They might have a different opinion.
We were talking about the environment which some studies showed higher fish counts than before the spill.
Pray for America
12 dead guys meant more food for the fishes.
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