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
4251-4275 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
11831 3.6 years ago Monique Musialowski
11830 3.6 years ago Shelly Gooler
11829 3.6 years ago Joe Forrester
11828 3.6 years ago Clarrissa Zamora
11827 3.6 years ago Diane Arnal
11826 3.6 years ago Megan Boudreau
11825 3.6 years ago Troy Bidwell
11824 3.6 years ago William Herrod
11823 3.6 years ago Patrick and Connie Berry “We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using Nature’s inexhaustible sources of energy--sun, wind and tide. I’d put my money on the sun and so...
11822 3.6 years ago Robert Fener Why is your agency the only one that doesn't read the scientific literature, or the news, for that matter. Enough of this stupidity and short sightedness. Stop the Fracking and Drilling.
11821 3.6 years ago Judith Crespo
11820 3.6 years ago Tara Warfield
11819 3.6 years ago Craig Morris FERC should be eliminated. It has been nothing but a tool for Wall Street and the energy sector to further exploit the population and resources of our country.
11818 3.6 years ago Sharon Balloch
11817 3.6 years ago Andy Morrow
11816 3.6 years ago Brian Kolek
11815 3.6 years ago Lois Kaufmann
11814 3.6 years ago Dallas Windham
11813 3.6 years ago Sandra Scidmore
11812 3.6 years ago Jim Syron
11811 3.6 years ago Robert Mortenson We need to mandate research and development of non-fossil fuel systems before the damage to the environment becomes so severe it is irreversible!
11810 3.6 years ago Graeme A. Stasyshyn
11809 3.6 years ago Catherine Smith
11808 3.6 years ago Lora Steiner
11807 3.6 years ago Robert Jehn
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