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
3776-3800 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
12306 3.5 years ago Kenneth Simpson Fracking is dangerous and polluting. the short term benefits of a natural gas boom are not worth the long term destruction and pollution.
12305 3.5 years ago Don Hawkins
12304 3.5 years ago Judy Reynolds There is more than sufficient science to support a complete shut down of the fracking industry. Fracking skirts both the clean water air acts dumping caustic methane into ground water, streams, rive...
12303 3.5 years ago Charlie Graves
12302 3.5 years ago Sandi Stratton Gonzalez
12301 3.5 years ago Michael Wolski
12300 3.5 years ago Russell Weisz
12299 3.5 years ago Anonymous
12298 3.5 years ago Sharon Chang
12297 3.5 years ago Jon Knipp
12296 3.5 years ago Bob Steininger
12295 3.5 years ago Bob Steininger
12294 3.5 years ago Pam Videen
12293 3.5 years ago Kathy Chase
12292 3.5 years ago Abigail Corbet
12291 3.5 years ago Eric Jacobsen
12290 3.5 years ago Cindy Breedlove
12289 3.5 years ago Anonymous Stop Fracking
12288 3.5 years ago Kathy Haverkamp
12287 3.5 years ago Virginia Brooks
12286 3.5 years ago Beverly Peake
12285 3.5 years ago Anonymous Are you helping big business earn lots of dollars, or are you protecting our water, land, air, and your people who pay you to be alive.
12284 3.5 years ago Lynda D
12283 3.5 years ago Rob Hoffman
12282 3.5 years ago Ashlee Davis
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