Thursday: Day Of Action Targeting The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Something new is happening this Thursday, February 18 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  A person will be chairing a FERC Commissioners meeting who has written publicly that he [...]

Climate Justice Advocates Celebrate Important Victories But Big Oil And Gas Aren’t Giving In

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Climate justice advocates are justifiably celebrating recent victories such as stopping three major pipelines, a new court decision regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and national [...]

Climate Activists Sit In For Major Changes At Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - On February 20, members of the climate justice group Beyond Extreme Energy held a sit-in inside the offices of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Seven activists [...]

FERC Props Up Coal And Gas In Clime Crime Decision Subsidizing Them Against Clean Energy

By Dan Gearino, -

Federal energy regulators issued an order Thursday that likely will tilt the market to favor coal and natural gas power plants in the nation's largest power grid region, stretching from New [...]

‘No More Fossil Lovers!’, BXE Disrupts Hearing For New FERC Commissioner

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - Members of Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) spoke out at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing for James Danly, who was nominated by President Trump to be the [...]

Activists Pay Home Visit To FERC Commissioner

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

On Saturday July 13, climate justice activists from Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) held a protest outside Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioner Cheryl LaFleur’s home in Wellesley [...]

Court: Climate Impacts Of Pipeline Projects Cannot Be Ignored

By Karen Savage, -

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a little-known agency that oversees energy infrastructure, receives far less attention when it comes to climate change than the Environmental Protection [...]

Activists Scale FERC Building, Demand Congress Replace It With FREC

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Washington DC: Two activists scaled the precarious awning over the front door to FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, early this morning.                        The action was taken [...]

Fossil Fuel Opponents ‘Welcome’ McNamee to FERC

By Beyond Extreme Energy -

On December 20, 2018, members of Beyond Extreme Energy and friends were at FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) to “welcome” new commissioner Bernard McNamee to his first meeting. After a [...]

Protests Urge Sen. Schumer to Oppose Bernard McNamee As FERC Commissioner

By VOICES, Victory Over Infrastructure Clean Energy inStead, Popular Resistance -

Leaders representing hundreds of community, social justice, environmental and climate organizations have written an open letter to Democratic Party US Senate leader Chuck Schumer urging him to [...]

Climate Denying FERC Appointee Hearing Disrupted

By Staff, Beyond Extreme Energy -

The ENR Committee voted 13-10 in favor of McNamee. According to analysis by, "The 13 Senators who voted in the Committee to move McNamee’s nomination forward have taken a [...]

Beyond Extreme Energy ‘Welcomes’ FERC Nominee

By Melinda Tuhus, Beyond Extreme Energy. -

President Trump has just nominated Bernard McNamee, Executive Director of the Office of Policy for the U.S. Department of Energy for the open Republican seat on the Federal Energy Regulatory [...]

Pipeline Opponents’ Legal Challenge Asks The Fundamental Question

By Elizabeth Ouzts, Energy News Network. -

Citizen groups filed another lawsuit against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Thursday, this time taking direct aim at the federal certificate that undergirds all other permits for the complex [...]

Blockade By Pipeline Opponents Disrupts Work Day At FERC

By Anne Meador, -

Security at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seemed caught unawares Monday morning when anti-pipeline activists blockaded the staff parking garage at the agency headquarters. In the [...]

Can We Stop FERC From Rushing Us Toward Climate Catastrophe?

By Dennis Higgins, -

It could be argued that, outside of the companies involved in the actual extraction, transmission and sale of fossil fuels, no group of people on Earth can take as much responsibility for our [...]