Monthly Archives: May 2015

Fracking protesters storm Spectra, ANGA, NPR

The 29th of May was the last day of the third round of daily protests at FERC by Beyond Extreme Energy. This time around, activists marched from FERC and stormed into the office buildings housing some of their friends. First … Continue reading

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Circus act at FERC lampoons revolving door w/ gas industry

On the 28th of May, the Third Siege of FERC continued with the FERCus-go-round, a circus act that emphasized the revolving door between FERC commissioners and the gas/fracking industry. The commissioners were called weasels, images of their faces mounted on … Continue reading

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Five arrested in blockade of FERC

On the 27th of May, five activists were arrested while blocking access to FERC on the 4th day of actions by Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE). They stood their ground when the Federal Protective Services/Homeland Security cops gave the “three warnings” … Continue reading

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Fracking/gas export protesters block N Cap st with Tripod near FERC

On the 26th of May, protesters from Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) returned to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), blocking all known doorways with banners and seeking to shut down this rubber stamp of the fracked gas industry. Everywhere there were … Continue reading

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March on Monsanto hugely outnumbers counterdemonstrators

On the 23ed of May, the annual March on Monsanto encountered something new at Monsanto’s DC lobbying headquarters: a tiny group of counterdemonstrators. Some were reported to hjave been paid by Monsanto to be there. Their presence is proof that … Continue reading

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BXE stages sit-in at Dept of Interior against Shell’s arctic drilling

The 22nd of May was the second day of Beyond Extreme Energy’s series of daily protests against fracking, gas export, and other forms of extreme energy. With FERC heavily guarded by cops, protesters diverted across town to the Department of … Continue reading

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Daily protests at FERC begin-for the third time

On the 21st of May, the third week-long series of anti-fracking/anti gas export protests began at FERC. FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Agency has rubber stamped every application they have received for fracking, gas pipeline, and gas export facilities. Video … Continue reading

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