Victory! We stopped Manchin's Dirty deal. Now what's next

Victory! We stopped Manchin’s dirty deal, and what comes next.

We win! First of all thank you, so much, to everyone who called, wrote to members of Congress, signed petitions, came to our Sept 8 rally in DC, visited a local member of Congress’ office or in any other myriad ways stood up and said NO to Manchin’s dirty deal. I made a little video …

Call now to stop Manchin's dirty deal

No more sacrifice zones – take action to stop Manchin’s dirty deal.

Sept 27 update – The Senate is scheduled to vote today on whether to attach Manchin’s dirty deal to a must pass government funding bill. This is the moment we’ve been fighting for – an up or down vote on Manchin’s dirty deal and every Senator really matters. Click here to call your Senators and …

What's in Manchin's IRA

Why I’m suspicious of the Machin-Schumer compromise, and what we do about it

There’s been a lot of hot takes, premature celebration, and doomerism since the Manchin-Schumer compromise deal on a big budget reconciliation bill was announced, which Manchin wants to call the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (🤮 ). I took some time and dug through the bill (yes, I read legislative text when I have to) …

Dukes carbon plan is failing NC

Take Action North Carolina, Duke’s carbon plan is a failure for climate and communities

Earlier this spring, Duke Energy finally released a draft plan to reduce global-warming carbon emissions in the Carolinas. Even getting them to unveil a plan was a big struggle, and required an act of the Legislature. Sadly, but not surprisingly, Duke’s carbon plan is a failure for our climate and communities. Local environmental and social …

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 President Biden to repeal Nationwide Permit 12

Tell President Biden: Close the Nationwide Permit loophole. No more pipelines!

​Greedy companies are using a loophole in federal law called Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12 to ram through fossil fuel pipelines and other infrastructure at the cost of our climate and communities. But thanks to an executive order from President Biden regarding environmental justice, climate change and drinking water, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) …

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 …

Tell banks to stop funding climate chaos

Become a customer for climate justice and bank on action, not on climate change

Since the Paris Agreement was signed, Wall Street banks have loaned nearly $1.2 trillion to the fossil fuel industry. That money isn’t coming from the government, or from rich investors — it’s coming from regular customers with bank accounts and credit cards just like you and me. Now, customers like you and me are fighting …

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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, …