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
2251-2275 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
13831 2.6 years ago Ellen Atkinson
13830 2.6 years ago Randall Foreman
13829 2.6 years ago Anonymous
13828 2.6 years ago Anonymous
13827 2.6 years ago Gary Bettega
13826 2.6 years ago Neil Holzman
13825 2.6 years ago Carol Corcoran
13824 2.6 years ago Barbara Schrier The FERC needs to do what is right for its citizens not corporations. Stop approving fracking, pipelines, & export terminals. These things harm the environment & all citizens of our planet.
13823 2.6 years ago Jan Garrett
13822 2.6 years ago Leslie Rayburn
13821 2.6 years ago Caren Shiloh
13820 2.6 years ago Stephen Sacks
13819 2.6 years ago Irene Dominique Stop this madness!
13818 2.6 years ago Rachel Carroll
13817 2.6 years ago Cecelia Loomer Stop!
13816 2.6 years ago Monica Le Mar
13815 2.6 years ago Monica Le Mar
13814 2.6 years ago Barbara Cohn
13813 2.6 years ago Tina McBride Climate Change is too expensive!
13812 2.6 years ago Sari Stein
13811 2.6 years ago Elizabeth Johansen Planet BEFORE Profit !
13810 2.6 years ago Karen Sanchez
13809 2.6 years ago Margaret Talbot The Earth is sacred space.
13808 2.6 years ago Roberta Vandehey
13807 2.6 years ago Judith Pierpont FERC needs to come into the 21st century and serve current needs. This means consider climate change in every decision--what will be the impact of gas or oil burned, or the effect of fugitive unbur...
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