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
651-675 of 16081 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to FERC:
15431 2.6 years ago Mark Ferriegel
15430 2.6 years ago Donald Biggs
15429 2.6 years ago David Hereaux What do you have to hide?
15428 2.6 years ago James Smith Keep public meetings public.
15427 2.6 years ago Lynn Ross
15426 2.6 years ago Elizabeth Watts
15425 2.6 years ago Will Sanborn
15424 2.6 years ago Paul Manion
15423 2.6 years ago Meredith Hicks Numerous scientific studies have shown the negative effects of fracking. It's horrible not only for the health of the environment, but for OUR health. I would choose spending more money in order to ...
15422 2.6 years ago John Sodrel
15421 2.6 years ago Lon LeValley
15420 2.6 years ago Mary Nicolay
15419 2.6 years ago Brian Cocco
15418 2.6 years ago Eugenia Leftwich
15417 2.6 years ago Mitchel Pilipovic
15416 2.6 years ago Anonymous
15415 2.6 years ago Judith Stoltzfus
15414 2.6 years ago Jody Draznin
15413 2.6 years ago Margaret Davies Our peaceful protest isn't a risk, FERC's climate-destroying policy is.
15412 2.6 years ago Ken MacKay
15411 2.6 years ago Roy Walker
15410 2.6 years ago Tamila Foster-Carter Stand up for people not corporations
15409 2.6 years ago Donald Dodge Really, just next to Watkins Glen in this beautiful area.
15408 2.6 years ago Teresa O'Connor
15407 2.6 years ago David Mowbray Stopping FERC is an important front in the struggle to end corporate control of the government of the United States.
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