Eric Wolff at Politico reports that FERC bars the door.
Fossil Free Rhode Island reports in RI Future reports that Rubber Stamp rebellion goes to FERC chairman’s house
Natural Gas Intelligence (subscription only) reports: FERC webcast only meeting prompted by widening protests
E&E reports Public barred from meeting as protests loom
RTO Insider reports that Protesters Force FERC to Close Monthly Meeting.
SNL Financial LC writes about the #RubberStampRebellion, mostly from the viewpoint of FERC Commissioner Tony Clark, in an article called ‘Respond to incivility with civility’: FERC commissioner endures protest at home.
Politico mentions the #RubberStampRebellion protests in front of the homes of FERC commissioners.
The Washington Examiner reports that Feds take steps to block anti-fracking activists.
StateImpact writes about the #RubberStampRebellion.
Popular Resistance picked up our blog post about Day 1.
BXE’s delicious #PancakesNotPipelines action at FERC is getting much coverage, including at EcoWatch, Popular Resistance, Tim DeChristopher’s website, Earth First!, AlterNet, DeSmog Blog, and Politico (scroll to item “MMMM … pancakes”). Video by Eleanor Goldfield at ArtKillingApathy here and by RT America here.
Environmental Activists Take to Local Protests for Global Results, by John Schwartz. This article mentions BXE, although not by name:
Activists regularly protest at the headquarters of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, but there have also been sizable protests in places like St. Paul and across the Northeast.
The word ‘networks’ in the sixth paragraph has a hyperlink to BXE’s website. The article also quotes Greg Yost of BXE and Patrick Robbins with BXE ally Sane Energy Project. Activists quoted throughout do a commendable job knocking away the “bridge fuel” argument.
“Activist group plans ‘rebellion against FERC’ for fossil fuel work,” by Sean Sullivan in SNL.
The Hill mentions the work of Beyond Extreme Energy in its coverage of FERC’s decision to reject the pipeline and LNG export facility at Jordan Cove in Oregon:
From the article: The decision was a rare win for environmentalists like Beyond Extreme Energy and the Sierra Club, who say FERC has acted as a “rubber stamp” for natural gas exports.
WUSA 9 (Washington DC CBS affiliate) interview with Don Weightman
Meet the People Making Life a Little More Difficult for FERC this Week, by Michael Brooks in RTO Insider.
U.S. natural gas projects face Keystone-like resistance, By Bill Loveless in USA Today.
Some Public Excluded From FERC “Public” Meeting, Arrests Follow (link no longer works)
Dozens Denied Access to FERC Public Meeting, by Anne Meador and John Zangas at DC Media Group.
1on1: Earth Day – Man Who Did “Great March for Climate Action”,interview with Lee Stewart.
FERC observers question impact of activist tactics as mass protest nears
Protesters Bring Ongoing “Situation” to New FERC Chairman
“Oh my God, we have a situation here. The situation is not going away!”
Will New FERC Chair Protect People or the Fossil Fuel Lobby?
New chairman’s first day is marked by protests, weighty decisions
FERC Final Rule Retains 9 a.m. CCT Gas Day Start Time
New FERC chairman’s first day repeatedly interrupted by shouts of “Stop construction at Cove Point!”
Beyond Extreme Energy: Uniting to Retire Fossil Fuels
Clearing the FOG speaks with activists from Washington State to Washington, DC who are taking on Big Energy to say “no” to more fossil fuel infrastructure.
We Will Not Be Silent: Beyond Extreme Energy Continues Actions Against FERC
For FERC’s Sake, Regulate
Aww, FERC is frustrated
The Recorder is the newspaper of record serving Bath and Highland counties in Virginia.
FERC Chair LaFleur sees trouble ahead for gas pipeline permitting
Fracked gas opponents are increasingly effective in their opposition to new gas pipelines. BXE is mentioned in the article.
Wonks vs. greens
“One of the most technocratic agencies in the federal government has become an unlikely magnet for unruly eco-protesters.”
Protesters Removed After Disrupting Monthly FERC Meeting
Protests Continue — on Camera — at FERC
FERC Clears the Room at DC HQ After Riff Raff Start Mouthing Off
Mouthing off? Wait until the last week of May, folks. You ain’t seen nuthin’ yet.
Plant Project Foes Escorted From Commission Meeting
Thursday morning, March 19, singing and chanting members of We Are Cove Point (WACP) from Lusby and their supporters from Beyond Energy (BXE) attempted to sit in and read a statement at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s(FERC) monthly meeting, protesting FERC’s failure to rule on a Request for Rehearing of its Sept. 29, 2014 order approving Dominion Resource’s construction permit for Cove Point.
Commission Moves To Stop ‘Disruptive’ Protests At Meetings
After repeated protests at their regular monthly meetings, the commissioners of FERC adopt a rule that such actions are not allowed and won’t be considered in the official record.
So, There Is A Rule For ‘Sit Down And Be Quiet’
Federal energy commissioner concerned about gas pipeline critics: ‘We have a situation here’