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
4276-4300 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
11806 3.1 years ago Joe Rogers
11805 3.1 years ago Matt Freedman
11804 3.1 years ago Susanne Spring
11803 3.1 years ago Bruce Cratty
11802 3.1 years ago Cheryl Watson Be a governmental agency that stands with and for the people of this country, not the corporations and fuel industry only. Only then can you be proud of the job you are entrusted to do.
11801 3.1 years ago Margaret Lauver Stephen Hawkings recently made the statement that human kind will go extinct because we are depleting the earth. We need to think of our children and generations to come. Take care of the gift of ...
11800 3.1 years ago Rebecca Marshall
11799 3.1 years ago Dan Dailey fracking causes earthquakes and wastes water that is needed for other uses.
11798 3.1 years ago Kelly Murphey
11797 3.1 years ago Elena Perez
11796 3.1 years ago Nancy Sonnabend
11795 3.1 years ago Doreen Frega
11794 3.1 years ago Cynthia Seman
11793 3.1 years ago Tracy Barnes
11792 3.1 years ago Daniel Rosenberg
11791 3.1 years ago Linda Sage You cannot collect fees from companies you
11790 3.1 years ago Wendi Postma
11789 3.1 years ago Joan Schwartz
11788 3.1 years ago Linnaeus Shecut
11787 3.1 years ago Unknown Serraller Vizcaino It's much easier to wreck the world than it is to fix it, because of this the precautionary principle must be key when approving new energy projects. Please ensure all projects green lighted protect...
11786 3.1 years ago Sue Myers The people need experts to decide, not oil and gas companies who lobby with money. Fracking causes so many unwanted consequences, earthquakes, land despoiling, and contaminated wells, to mention a ...
11785 3.1 years ago Linda Addis
11784 3.1 years ago Martha Dahlinger Clean, pure water is an endangered resource, fracking destroys this resource.
11783 3.1 years ago Alice Carli
11782 3.1 years ago Aida Sheets
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