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
2576-2600 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
13506 2.9 years ago William Kandel
13505 2.9 years ago Namita Dalal
13504 2.9 years ago William Pell
13503 2.9 years ago Mary-Alyce Huenefeld
13502 2.9 years ago Melissa Sklor
13501 2.9 years ago Linda Catlin
13500 2.9 years ago Sondra McCulloch Fracking has been shown to destroy the aquifer and people's freshwater supply for miles. With so little of the water on Earth being available for use, why do you want to waste such a precious commo...
13499 2.9 years ago James Olson-Lee
13498 2.9 years ago JoAnn Hawkes
13497 2.9 years ago Dan Meier
13496 2.9 years ago Doris Kelsey
13495 2.9 years ago Martha Munger
13494 2.9 years ago Henry Medina
13493 2.9 years ago Terence Travis
13492 2.9 years ago Barb Travis
13491 2.9 years ago Carol Montgomery
13490 2.9 years ago Lee Smith We want renewable energy, not the devastation of our water and land from fracking.
13489 2.9 years ago Katharine Owen Your purpose is NOT to protect the energy industry. Your purpose is to PROTECT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.
13488 2.9 years ago Cheri Berryman
13487 2.9 years ago Ted Hormon
13486 2.9 years ago Scott Grinthal
13485 2.9 years ago Carmen Willix
13484 2.9 years ago John B Sargent We need to get away from fossil fuels to renewable energy resources. Fracking and the infrastructure to support its movement are TWO steps backward!
13483 2.9 years ago Jeanne Busacco
13482 2.9 years ago April Fell
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