Beyond Extreme Energy



UPDATE: FERC is so afraid of our feedback that they've asked Federal Protective Services to reschedule their meeting "to better ensure the safety of its staff and the public." But our peaceful protest isn't a risk, FERC's climate-destroying policy is.

Sign here or donate to show FERC that climate change is a moment when as humanity we cannot remain silent. We must hold those accountable who are causing and furthering our climate crisis.

This is why we're going back to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 21-29 in Washington, D.C. with a coalition of frontline groups and activists called Beyond Extreme Energy.

Why FERC? Robert Kennedy, Jr. has called them “a rogue agency, a captive agency.” FERC is the federal agency which, among other duties, has to approve proposed interstate natural gas pipelines, compressor stations, export terminals and other gas infrastructure. And approve is what they do; they are a rubber stamp for the fracking industry.

At this time of crisis, we need a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that does what is right, not a weak body whose funding comes from fees paid by the gas industry and other fossil fuel companies they “regulate.” And that means all of us need to take action to stop disastrous fossil fuel expansion -– more fracking, more gas pipelines, export terminals and other extreme energy projects.  Together we will promote a pathway for FERC to transform into a leading institution that can support the shift from fossil fuels to wind, solar, and other renewables.

We must transform FERC and other government agencies from rubber stamp agencies that permit our doom, into drivers of the solutions we need to stop climate change. Stopping FERC in an important front in the struggle to end corporate control of our government.

Sign on here to support us.



This petition has a goal of 25000 signatures
1076-1100 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
15006 2.6 years ago Cenie Cafarelli Climate change is too important not to be considered as the primary interest in decisions re extraction of fossil fuel.
15005 2.6 years ago Susan Clelland
15004 2.6 years ago Rich Pecha
15003 2.6 years ago Linda Reiher
15002 2.6 years ago Anonymous
15001 2.6 years ago Frederique Crapa
15000 2.6 years ago Anita Bevins Stop allowing corporate interests to ruin our watersheds & natural resources
14999 2.6 years ago Deanna Clinger
14998 2.6 years ago Laura Hough
14997 2.6 years ago Andrea Stewart
14996 2.6 years ago William Resseguie
14995 2.6 years ago Ursula Halferty
14994 2.6 years ago Anonymous Fracking is a danger to our water, air, land and climate. And it uses more water than it produces oil. It should be banned entirely.
14993 2.6 years ago Alicia Paravola
14992 2.6 years ago Bernadette Foti
14991 2.6 years ago Sarah Cooke
14990 2.6 years ago Kate Goetz
14989 2.6 years ago Nancy Gittleman
14988 2.6 years ago Brad Nelson
14987 2.6 years ago Dora White
14986 2.6 years ago Dorothy Davies
14985 2.6 years ago Theo Giesy
14984 2.6 years ago Hal Zapken Too many unknowns. What is known is that fracking does cause earthquakes and the resultant water table pollutants render drinking water contaminated. What we don't know is how altering the literal ...
14983 2.6 years ago Rosemary Foster
14982 2.6 years ago Anne Macksoud
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