Update 2017-08-03: The Senate already confirmed those two nominees. But there are more nominations to oppose and other things you can do.
On 6 June 2017 the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
forwarded two FERC nominees,
but the full Senate has not voted on them, so you can lobby your Senators to vote no.
You can follow up after
five people were arrested Thursday protesting confirmation hearings for FERC nominees
in the U.S. Senate Energy Committee.
The committee hasn’t made any decisions yet,
so there’s still time to
tell your Senator or members of that committee
what FERC or its rubberstamped pipelines have done, so they can
refuse to confirm any nominee who does not vow to turn FERC
away from more pipelines and towards sun, wind, and a smart grid.
Photo: Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee considered the nominations of (left to right) Dan Brouillette to be deputy Energy secretary and Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson to fill vacancies on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
They’re also considering a nominee for deputy Secretary of the
Department of Energy, which department’s Office of Fossil Energy
rubberstamped half a dozen LNG export operations in Florida.
tell the Senators that you don’t want him, either, unless
he will turn to the sun.
You can ask the Senate Energy Committee to go beyond that:
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