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
3526-3550 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
12556 3.5 years ago Cynthia Wood
12555 3.5 years ago Jack Meyer
12554 3.5 years ago James McClure
12553 3.5 years ago H Thomson
12552 3.5 years ago Terrell Kennet
12551 3.5 years ago Gayle Goff You need to regulate. Cease the unsustainable unwarranted approvals of fracking industry expansion.
12550 3.5 years ago Richard Gutierrez
12549 3.5 years ago Stephen Mann
12548 3.5 years ago Monica Duffy
12547 3.5 years ago Bryan Iwen
12546 3.5 years ago Deborah Friend
12545 3.5 years ago Karen Mueser Encourage the shift to clean energy sources. DO NOT approve more fracking, pipelines, and export terminals.
12544 3.5 years ago John McDonough Steve Hawkins says this planet will only be habitual for humans for about 1,000 years at the rate we are going. Let's turn it around while there is still time!
12543 3.5 years ago Patricia Herron
12542 3.5 years ago Simon Keochakian
12541 3.5 years ago Nancy Carey
12540 3.5 years ago Taylor Belshaw
12539 3.5 years ago Richard Plancich
12538 3.5 years ago Meg Nielsen No fracking! Solar and wind energy - always available. No sand, no dust, no dangerous exploding trains. Please. No fracking.
12537 3.5 years ago Kevin Bickers
12536 3.5 years ago Daniel Ater Face it, the climate is changing because of these types of companies!
12535 3.5 years ago Cheryl Keith Fracking is just too costly for the citizenry to countenance and the frackers certainly won't pick up all the costs. What are we to do when the water we need to drink or support agriculture is unsa...
12534 3.5 years ago Judith Niemann Cracking wastes water, causes earthquakes, and poisons ground water. Bad deal all around
12533 3.5 years ago Matilda Ticknor
12532 3.5 years ago Gregory Panos
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