CCAN delivers 105,000 petitions to FERC opposing new oil and gas pipelines and export facilities

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.

Video Interview outside FERC after sucessful petition delivery and speakout

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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

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