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
3426-3450 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
12656 2.6 years ago P. McNaughton
12655 2.6 years ago Mark Faulstich
12654 2.6 years ago David Moloney The true life cycle impact of fugitive methane means that we are discounting all NG infrastructure projects and making them site-able only by ignoring these costs. The FERC needs to take up the EP...
12653 2.6 years ago Anonymous
12652 2.6 years ago Eric Grejda
12651 2.6 years ago Tom Rowe
12650 2.6 years ago Rick Frigo
12649 2.6 years ago Sidney Cholmar
12648 2.6 years ago Robert Rose A 'rubber stamp' for the fossil fuel industry? Why not do what you were charged with? Protecting the environment and the citizenry, as well. "If you are not part of the solution, then you are part ...
12647 2.6 years ago Joe Otto
12646 2.6 years ago Lk Woodruff Better, cleaner, safer options exist and it is beyond time to use them.

Incessant profits for the oil companies are not a good enough reason to use dangerous, destructive fracking.
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12645 2.6 years ago Kenneth Balmes
12644 2.6 years ago Margaret Landrum
12643 2.6 years ago David Butler
12642 2.6 years ago Norman Wrensch
12641 2.6 years ago Veronica Moore
12640 2.6 years ago Julie Garber
12639 2.6 years ago Demond Johnson
12638 2.6 years ago Ellen Collier
12637 2.6 years ago Juan Michel
12636 2.6 years ago Carol Olson
12635 2.6 years ago Anonymous
12634 2.6 years ago James Parsons
12633 2.6 years ago John de Forest
12632 2.6 years ago Jacqui Skill
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