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
3176-3200 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
12906 3.5 years ago Vic Bostock
12905 3.5 years ago Dorothy Valley
12904 3.5 years ago Adrian Farnsworth Our environment AND precious water resources MUST be protected. Fracking is completely irresponsible and must be stopped NOW.
12903 3.5 years ago Rose Martin
12902 3.5 years ago Karen Gray
12901 3.5 years ago Jill Blaisdell
12900 3.5 years ago Leo Bierling
12899 3.5 years ago Todd Provost
12898 3.5 years ago Nancy Bybee
12897 3.5 years ago Patricia Lorsch Even the Pope understands the perils of continuing to rely on fossil fuels. It's time to think of the future, not the bottom line of today's energy giants!
12896 3.5 years ago J C Dow
12895 3.5 years ago Karyl Lee You also need to start shutting down existing fracking sites. Solar and wind power are available, and you need to stop working for the huge oil and gas corporations and start working for the rest o...
12894 3.5 years ago Paula Jordan Short term profits for big energy corporations is nowhere near worth the vast long term disaster of real, scientifically provable climate change.
12893 3.5 years ago Susanne Berntsson
12892 3.5 years ago Dianne Bryant Each of you must live in this climate, on this earth, drink this water and breathe this air. Protect not just me but you!
12891 3.5 years ago David H. Kavanaugh
12890 3.5 years ago Barbara VanHanken FERC is not working!
Grant a Moratorium until Ferc goes through re-organization and works efficiently.
12889 3.5 years ago Gynette Cathey
12888 3.5 years ago Sidney Halperen
12887 3.5 years ago Ernetta Skerlec
12886 3.5 years ago James Keats
12885 3.5 years ago Mary Puckett
12884 3.5 years ago Nancy Bybee
12883 3.5 years ago Robert Fernandez
12882 3.5 years ago Adriana Hall Solar solar solar
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