FERC vs the World over LNG

Tell FERC to stop approving new fracked gas infrastructure

Last month, the Federal Energy Regulator Commission (FERC) approved the GTN Xpress fracked gas pipeline expansion over the clear opposition of practically every elected official from Washington and Oregon, where the pipeline is slated to be built. That has kicked off a massive wave of opposition in Congress, which could be really good for long …

Stop Manchin's FERC!

Tune in today to the fight to stop Manchin’s deal, and Manchin’s FERC

May 19 update – just a quick note at the end of the week to say: We did it! We did ALL of it! And it’s working! If you didn’t get the chance to tune in, we had a busy morning at FERC with rallies, a non-violent direct action that blocked the driveway entrance to …

Tell FERC Environmental Justice is more than a box to check.

Tell FERC environmental justice isn’t a box to check

For years we’ve told you how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rubber stamps virtually every fossil fuel project proposed to them. There’s a new FERC Environmental Justice docket open right now, which builds upon their roundtable discussion last March. They’ve also been ordered by President Biden, under a new Executive Order issued for Earth …

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Stop Manchin’s FERC – a report-back and a new report

Quick message in solidarity and action with our fierce allies at Beyond Extreme Energy – I joined BXE today at an action targeting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) monthly meeting – the first since Democratic Chair Richard Glick was ousted by Joe Manchin late last year. I didn’t think much of Glick, as I’ve …

Tell FERC to Stop the GTAN Express Pipeline expansion

From the Coast to Coast to Coast – Tell FERC to Stop Fossil Fuels!

The GTN XPress project is a proposal from TC Energy (the same people who brought you the Keystone XL pipeline and other disasters) to increase the volume of a fracked gas pipeline by 150 million cubic feet per day. The existing GTN line is a 1,354 mile long pipeline that cuts through British Columbia, Idaho, …

FERC :Deny MVPs extension request

Tell FERC: no more excuses, deny the MVP extension request.

** Good News Update ** After hammering them with more than 5,000 comments and emails, FERC has agreed to extend the comment period on MVP’s extension request (a little) to July 29. This means we have two more weeks to keep gathering comments before we need to deliver. Here’s how to help with the new …

Tell FERC not to back down on Climate and Environmental Justice!

Stop FERC’s cowardly Betrayal of climate and environmental justice

In February 2022 , the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued two new rules updating how the commission reviews and approves new pipelines, Liquefied “natural” gas (LNG), gas export facilities and more. The first rule updated the 1999 rules on Natural Gas permitting to, for the first time, include environmental justice impacts. The second rule …

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Tell FERC to stop work on the MVP, Now

We’ve been telling you for years about the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), a 300+ mile long fracked-gas pipeline from fracking fields in West Virginia near Pennsylvania, through Virginia, and all the way into North Carolina. The project is still years behind schedule, drowning in debt, and which locals have fought on land, in the courts, …

Tell Joe Biden – we need a climate champ at FERC

President Joe Biden is on the cusp of naming a new commissioner to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and this decision will have a huge impact on our climate and clean energy plans – especially Biden’s promise to move all electricity generation in the US to 100% clean, renewable sources for electricity by 2035. …

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Tell FERC: No more variances, time’s up on the MVP!

The Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) is back at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) asking, once again, to be allowed to bend the rules to the breaking point so they can keep building a fracked gas pipeline nobody wants or needs during the pandemic. The MVP is a 303 mile long fracked gas pipeline from …