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Petitioning U.S. Department of Interior Secretary The Honorable Ken Salazar

Protect polar bears and endangered whales: keep Big Oil out of the Chukchi Sea

Barely one year since our nation's worst environmental tragedy to date, Big Oil is intent on pushing forward with a risky drilling proposal in America's Arctic Ocean and Washington is poised to let them, unless we act.

The Department of Interior is making decisions this summer about whether to allow Shell Oil to drill ten wells in America’s Arctic over the next 2 years.

Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and BOEMRE Alaska OCS Regional Director Dr. James Kendall  to protect one of our nation’s greatest natural treasures – a vast, pristine place at the top of the world that polar bears, whales, walrus, seals and Alaska Native communities all call home! 

Please make a difference for endangered and threatened ocean species this World Oceans Day.

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    The Honorable Ken Salazar

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