On the 17th of April, Climate Change Action Network(CCAN) delivered over 105,000 signed petitions to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding they stop rubberstamping oil and gas infrastructure projects.
The petitions demands that FERC:
Put down its rubber stamp and place a moratorium on new fracking and oil or gas related protects.
Provide a public map showing all oil and gas infrastructure projects seeking approval
Analyze the cumulative impacts of all such projects in a region
-The environmental, health, economic, and social impacts, including “upstream” impacts associated with oil and gas extraction and fracking
-the climate change impacts of increased exploitation of fossil fuels.
Deny permits for projects that don’t meet essential domestic needs-NO EXPORTS