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
4226-4250 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
11856 3.2 years ago Ellen Stauffer
11855 3.2 years ago Cecelia Samp
11854 3.2 years ago Jill Gussow
11853 3.2 years ago Tuck Milligan
11852 3.2 years ago Merrily Butler
11851 3.2 years ago Kathy Dinsmore
11850 3.2 years ago Barbara Mintz
11849 3.2 years ago Francis Morris
11848 3.2 years ago Keita Colton
11847 3.2 years ago Elaine We need to stop destroying our earth and making people sick. Fracking also produces earthquakes...when are we going to learn?
11846 3.2 years ago John MacDougall
11845 3.2 years ago Joanna Leary
11844 3.2 years ago Nicole Berkheimer
11843 3.2 years ago Nancy Roberts-Moneir
11842 3.2 years ago Hal Mack
11841 3.2 years ago Greg Thompson
11840 3.2 years ago Michael Balsai
11839 3.2 years ago Carole Butler
11838 3.2 years ago Tanya Vacek
11837 3.2 years ago Nuala Briody
11836 3.2 years ago Anna Suranyi
11835 3.2 years ago Vladimir Demin
11834 3.2 years ago Joyce Ellis Having all the gas/oil in the world is self defeating if you have to use it all to make the water drinkable. Being smart is much more important than having all the toys!
11833 3.2 years ago Louise Jackman There is clear evidence that fraking has polluted the water and made people sick. How important is the money if you are too sick to enjoy it or dead? What is this doing to our children? Lets to to r...
11832 3.2 years ago Nick Salerno
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