A group holds a stop Manchin's FERC banner outside the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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, …

No more business as usual. Tell the Senate to stop FERC now

We live a in climate changed world. From the wildfires out west to the hurricanes in the east — one making landfall this week while four more are active offshore. So why is Congress rushing to approve more Trump nominees to key energy agencies like the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)? What, exactly, would it …

People over Pipelines

North Carolina Climate Resistance Actions this week

Wanted to let you know about a series of upcoming actions in North Carolina to fight back against climate change. There are forums in Charlotte, and other cities this week, and a big march this Saturday, Nov 16, in Robeson County. Check out the details below, or click here to see all the events listed …

FERC NO Banner

Activists Call on Retiring FERC Commissioner to Heed her Better Angels

Washington, DC – For the past 30 years FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has voted in favor of 398 out of 400 applications for mostly fracked gas interstate pipelines and related projects. Fracked gas is at least 95% methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that is 100 times worse for the climate than carbon dioxide …

You can't be neutral on a burning planet

Last Chance for FERC’s Cheryl LaFleur

We’ve told you a lot about FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. And there’s a good reason: for the past 22 years the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has voted in favor of 522 applications for fracked gas pipelines and infrastructure. It has rejected only two. Fracked gas is at least 90% methane, a powerful greenhouse …

What happened at FERC last week

FERC doesn’t work. but they’re back at work in a big way – clearing the more than $13 billion in back-logged projects sitting on their desk by rubber stamping every pipeline, compressor station, export terminal and bad fossil-fueled idea they can lay their hands on. To those who showed up — online or in person …