sHellNo Flotalla in front of MSV Fennica dry dock location on the Willamette near Portland, OR

sHellNOPDX Vigil at Cathedral Park Today (7/30)!

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Have you heard the news? We’re making waves! Thanks again to all of you who signed our successful petition in opposition to Pembina’s proposed propane terminal: It’s all about taking on the fossil fuel industry here in our city.  Last time, it was Pembina. This time, it’s Shell. And we need you!

Join us at Cathedral Park in Portland on Tuesday to oppose Shell Oil’s destructive Arctic drilling operations. We have just learned that Shell’s icebreaker is leaving Wednesday morning; We will launch a kayak “floatilla” vigil to stop Shell’s newly-repaired icebreaker from leaving the port. An on-water and on-land vigil will help share the message that we hold our water, land, air, and stories to be more sacred than profits from destructive energy extraction.


Where: Cathedral Park, North Portland. Boat ramp is at the end of N Baltimore Ave, on the North side of the park.

When: Tuesday July 28th, Starting at noon, lasting until the ship leaves (and hopefully keeping it there!)


Connect with us to get real time information about the Fennica’s arrival and actions:

  • Join the rapid response network. Text @sHellNOPDX to 23559 to join the rapid response network and receive text updates on actions

  • Follow our Twitter feed at #PDXvsShell, #Floodthesystem and #ShellNo.

  • Sign up for more action alerts as part of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network here.

Thank you!


Daphne Wysham
Director, Climate and Energy Program
Center for Sustainable Economy

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