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
2051-2075 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
14031 3.5 years ago Anonymous Clean water....not gas.
It's obvious.
14030 3.5 years ago Carlos Barradas
14029 3.5 years ago Margaret Rangnow
14028 3.5 years ago Sandra Mckinley We have so many options for powering our world, why continue to focus on detrimental ways.
14027 3.5 years ago Nathaniel Posner If we build the pipelines, we will pump the gas. If we pump it we will burn it. If we burn it we will have run away climate change. Stop the pipelines!
14026 3.5 years ago William Hull
14025 3.5 years ago Zelma S. Taylor It is beyond time to invest in new and cleaner technology for energy. Old sources of energy have polluted our water, air, and land.
14024 3.5 years ago Richard Schwager NO MORE TOXIC EXTRACTION /STORAGE!
14023 3.5 years ago Roy Bartoo
14022 3.5 years ago Terri Supowitz FERC was created to protect the residents. Start protecting us and not caving to the oil and gas industry.
14021 3.5 years ago Donna Winslow
14020 3.5 years ago Daniel Spilman A pipeline through Schodack NY, and aclarge compressor station near my home, is not what our town wants. All the pollution with no benefit to our town. Can't expect anyone in your office would app...
14019 3.5 years ago Vera Voegele
14018 3.5 years ago Rose Edington Edington I want to be able to freely breathe the air and drink the water without feat that's what is in it is harming my health and sending me to an early grave. I would hope members of FERC want the same,...
14017 3.5 years ago Anonymous Cut the crap. Global warming is not a theory.
14016 3.5 years ago Carol Leonis
14015 3.5 years ago Patricia Tehan
14014 3.5 years ago Mike Hlat
14013 3.5 years ago Nancy O'Halloran Stop raping my Earth!
14012 3.5 years ago Valérie Bocourt
14011 3.5 years ago Mary Stetz It's all about money, not people. People should be the first priority.
14010 3.5 years ago Carol Fertig
14009 3.5 years ago PENELOPE MAZZA
14008 3.5 years ago Marty Mora
14007 3.5 years ago Marty Mora
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