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
3476-3500 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
12606 3.5 years ago Margaret Haynes Our urgent need for water throughout the society compels me to sign this--opposing any waste of huge amounts of water for the fracking process.
12605 3.5 years ago Anonymous
12604 3.5 years ago Anonymous
12603 3.5 years ago James Smith I agree that fracking is destructive to the planet and our country. We really need to go to green energy and stop spoiling the earth.
12602 3.5 years ago Sonja Leonard Leonard
12601 3.5 years ago Cheryl Fahlman
12600 3.5 years ago Robert Magarian
12599 3.5 years ago Elke Augustine
12598 3.5 years ago Molly Healy
12597 3.5 years ago Paula Neville
12596 3.5 years ago Sarah Epstein
12595 3.5 years ago Bruce & Marcia Hunt
12594 3.5 years ago Megan Faber
12593 3.5 years ago Mike Cohn DVM
12592 3.5 years ago Rusty Simpson
12591 3.5 years ago Eve Swiacki Fracking is destroying people lands, polluting their water, causing serious illnesses and the Federal agency Regulatory Agency is on the side of the polluters and against the health and welfare of t...
12590 3.5 years ago Godlind Johnson
12589 3.5 years ago Steve Graff
12588 3.5 years ago George Tolleson
12587 3.5 years ago Faye Soares
12586 3.5 years ago David Kendall We must begin effective action against Climate Change, and it begins with a moratorium on business as usual relative to permits for new gas pipelines, export terminals, etc. Our government needs to ...
12585 3.5 years ago Marjorie Xavier
12584 3.5 years ago Jacquelyn Evans It is time for action assessment en iornmental protection not a rubber stamp.
12583 3.5 years ago Anonymous
12582 3.5 years ago Joseph Vincent No fracking; no toxics in our water, soil and air.
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