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
4101-4125 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
11981 2.6 years ago Mary McCarthy
11980 2.6 years ago Jacob Kjome
11979 2.6 years ago Joan Kaplan
11978 2.6 years ago Patricia Cole
11977 2.6 years ago Robert Pearson FERC needs to be a regulatory agency—that's what the 'R' stands for—not a rubber stamper for fracking.
11976 2.6 years ago Sara Bergstresser
11975 2.6 years ago Suzanne Winkler
11974 2.6 years ago Merry Ossenheimer
11973 2.6 years ago Tim Shorkey
11972 2.6 years ago Eileen Kline
11971 2.6 years ago Anne-Marie Hewitt
11970 2.6 years ago Anonymous
11969 2.6 years ago Anonymous
11968 2.6 years ago Nancy-jo Taiani
11967 2.6 years ago Linda Fante
11966 2.6 years ago Ruth Lawler As a Federal agency, your job is to represent the citizens for the common good and well-being of all. It is NOT to rubber-stamp all to do with the gas and fossil fuel industry profit making agendas.
11965 2.6 years ago Jamie Fillmore
11964 2.6 years ago Janet Filemyr
11963 2.6 years ago Susan Detato
11962 2.6 years ago Leona Council
11961 2.6 years ago Debra Burk
11960 2.6 years ago Arthur Rorick Stealing taxpayer land for corporate greed is criminal and so is all of the environmental, health, life, family, community, and financial destruction these gas corporations cause. FERC staff is eit...
11959 2.6 years ago Paul RW Anthony Stop Fracking Right Now!
11958 2.6 years ago Kitrina Lisiewski
11957 2.6 years ago Herb Levy We demand a moratorium on permits for new gas pipelines, compressor stations and export terminals until FERC can be re-organized and re-educated into an agency that drives solutions to the climate c...
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