Trump Picks FERC Official With Potential Conflicts Of Interest

By Mark Hand, -

By choosing a longtime corporate attorney to head the nation’s top energy regulatory agency, President Donald Trump stuck to his practice of nominating officials riddled with potential conflicts [...]

Industry-Friendly FERC Rejects Perry’s Coal & Nukes Bailout

By Staff, -

“Secretary Perry likes to use flash and glitz to cover over imperfections in form. Like the wise judges on Dancing with the Stars, FERC saw through the act. “This was an easy decision to make for [...]

FERC Reviewing Approval Policy For Pipelines

By Steve Horn, -

The new chairman for the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Kevin McIntyre, says the agency plans to review its permitting process and procedures for natural gas pipelines.FERC has [...]

BXE’s Response To FERC’s Upcoming Review Of Pipeline Permitting Process

By Staff, -

If FERC were an agency which truly put the public interest first, the announced plan to review their process for approving pipelines would be a welcome development. But facts don’t lie: over the [...]

Challenge To AIM Pipeline Approval Goes To DC Circuit Court

By SAPE, -

By Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion. Washington, D.C.- Two and half years after asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to reverse its decision to permit construction of the [...]

Historic Union Hill Community Threatened By Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Sammy DiDonato, -

By Sammy DiDonato for Unicorn Riot - Dominion plans to build a large compressor station for the pipeline in Union Hill, a historic Black community founded by descendants of freed slaves in [...]

Disruption Of U.S. Senate Hearing Includes A 25-year Veteran Of FERC

By Staff, -

By Staff of Fossil Free Rhode Island - Ted Glick, a New Jersey-based activist who was arrested at a similar hearing for Trump’s first two nominees to FERC, stood and repeatedly asked Congress to [...]

Resisting The South’s Pipeline Building Boom

By Sue Sturgis, -

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South - The U.S. South is at the epicenter of the nationwide push to build new onshore natural gas pipelines, which carry serious environmental and economic risks. Of [...]

Dozens Of Land Owners Sue Over Eminent Domain For FERC Pipelines

By Duncan Adams, -

By Duncan Adams for The Roanoke Times - Dozens of landowners potentially affected by the Mountain Valley Pipeline or the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and other foes of the controversial projects have [...]

Disruption At Hearing For FERC Nominees Includes 25-year Veteran

By Melinda Tuhus, -

By Melinda Tuhus for Beyond Extreme Energy - When Chairwoman Sen. Lisa Murkowski asked the nominees – Richard Glick and Kevin McIntyre – to stand, Andrew Hinz also stood and shouted, “Have a [...]

Court: State Can Stop Gas Pipeline Under Clean Water Act

By Mary C. Serreze, -

By Mary C. Serreze for Mass Live. Fossil fuel foes are claiming victory after a federal appeals court on Friday upheld New York's move to block a federally permitted interstate natural gas [...]

Trump’s New FERC Commissioner Rob Powelson Accepted Gifts From Energy Industry

By Itai Vardi, -

By Itai Vardi for Desmog Blog - Robert Powelson, President Donald Trump’s newly appointed commissioner to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), received both gifts and reimbursements [...]

Newsletter: Policies For The People

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Political economist C. J. Polychroniou recently interviewed David M. Kotz, author of "The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism," about the transition in the [...]

Fossil Fuel Corruption Shown In ‘Vote’ To Restore FERC Quorum

By Drew Hudson and the Beyond Extreme Energy crew, -

By Drew Hudson and the Beyond Extreme Energy crew. Standing alone in the Well of the Senate on Thursday night, just after 6pm and moments before the Senate adjourned for August recess, Alaska [...]