Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE)

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BXE activists blocade the entrance to the Democratic National Committee offices. Read all about it in our blog post


Beyond Extreme Energy extreme? Not at all. Read all about it at our blog post.


BXE activists interrupted  U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to carry the message of “No LNG Exports” to the Virginia Energy  Forum. Read all about it at our blog post.


THE RUBBER STAMP REBELLION IS HERE

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The #RubberStampRebellion has been at FERC (and much  more) this week. Read blog posts from Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 and Day 4. The schedule is here.


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People of faith told FERC commissioners at their April meeting that permits for fracked-gas pipelines and other infrastructure are harming all life and morally wrong. Read about it and watch videos at our blog post here.


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Dozens of Democracy Spring activists show up for BXE’s Dunkin’ Democracy event at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. See more photos and read about our action on the BXE blog here.


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Michael Bagdes-Canning writes about wealthy companies’ seizure of private lands in Pennsylvania for fracked-gas pipelines. “It may be legal, but it is not right. The courts may sanction it, but there is no justice,” he says.                     Read his blog post here.


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On the sidewalk in front of FERC, Beyond Extreme Energy and other activists talk about that agency’s destructive permits. They implored FERC commissioners to join them for pancakes cooked on a solar stove and topped with the last syrup from Megan Holleran’s maple trees, which were cut down for a pipeline. Filmmaker Josh Fox, Holleran and five others were arrested in the #PancakesNotPipeline action. Read all about it at the BXE blog. (Photo via Twitter by Eleanor Goldfield at Art Killing Apathy.) Also, be sure to view Josh Fox’s short film about the Holleran family, their maple trees, climate change and the #PancakesNotPipelines action at FERC.


New Yorkers confront FERC to halt AIM Pipeline

Led by Nancy Vann,  a Peekskill landowner whose property was taken by Spectra for pipeline construction, several New York residents stood up at FERC’s March public meeting  to ask the commissioners why they have ignored Gov. Andrew Cuomo’’s urgent request to halt construction on Spectra Energy’s Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) project. Protesters, including Cari Gardner (above), were forcibly removed from the room. Read the full report at the BXE blog here.

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BXE hails FERC’s rejection of the Jordan Cove LNG facility and related pipeline in Oregon. It is one of many projects BXE has targeted during actions at FERC. During BXE’s 18-day water-only fast at FERC last fall, Francis Eatherington, above, was roughly led out of a FERC meeting while trying to explain her concerns about the project. Read BXE’s and Eatherington’s reaction at our blog here.


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Dozens from around the county rallied in March against Dominion’s planned fracked-gas liquefaction and export facility at Cove Point. Read about Cove Point Spring Break here.


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Protests are mounting against Duke Energy’s plans to “modernize” with yet another generation of fossil-fuel powered plants.  Read Steve Norris’ BXE blog post here.


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Several BXE activists have been in northeastern Pennsylvania to stand with a family and community trying to stop the clearing of maple trees for the 124-mile long Constitution Pipeline. Tree-chopping has begun. Read blog posts by Ted Glick of BXE here and here.


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ResistAIM defenders block work on Spectra’s fracked-gas pipeline under the Hudson River. Read all about it at the BXE blog here.


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In a carefully coordinated, rolling cross-country action, Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) and Stop the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline (SWRL) delivered humorous but pointed Valentine’s Day cards (such as above) to the four FERC commissioners at their homes and DC residences. A press release is here.  Press coverage here  and here. To send a belated card, grab your paste, markers, fancy doily hearts and construction paper (or print out our #valentine) and get all the details here.


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Charges have been dropped against these BXE climate activists, who called out Exxon for the company’s #ClimateCrimes. Read more at the BXE blog.


 

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The #FrackingBanner went on a 10,000-mile tour. Click the image to see the schedule. Contact BXE at info@beyondextremeenergy.org if you’d like the United States of Fracking banner to visit your community. #FloodtheSystem

BLOCKADIA - THE BEYOND EXTREME ENERGY ACTION in Washngton DC

More Than 80 Health Professionals Demand Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Stop Unethical Experiment

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