Media Releases

FERC expansion a gift to the fossil fuel industry

July 19, 2017 • Earthworks

“Today, the House of Representatives voted 180 to 249 to reduce local control over interstate gas pipelines, in favor of expanding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).


FERC Draft EIS for the Algonquin Incremental Market Project

September 29, 2014 • Earthworks

Regulation by Rubber Stamp: Exporting Fracked Gas from Cove Point

June 6, 2014 • Aaron Mintzes

When John Smith first sailed the Chesapeake Bay, he reported a resource teeming with oysters, crabs, and waters so clear one could see all the way to the bottom. The Bay is the world’s largest estuary. Generations of watermen- Maryland’s analog to cowboys- have shaped the very tradition and character of the region by harvesting the Bay’s bounty, driving the region’s economy, and filling the bellies of hungry crab cake aficionados.