Urge FERC to Protect Consumers, Engage Public

Sign Petition to Establish an Office of Consumer Advocate and Public Participation

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is a powerful federal agency, with sweeping authority over power markets and controversial energy infrastructure projects.

But it acts with limited public engagement and oversight.

From approving gas pipelines to setting electricity rates, FERC actions affect all Americans and require more public scrutiny and engagement by groups who represent the public interest.

Add Your Voice to Urge FERC to Secure a Consumer Advocate

We, the undersigned, call on FERC to create an Office of Consumer Advocate and Public Participation along the following principles:

  • The office should be organized in a way to maximize independence. Financing for the Office should be clearly allocated to support the activities of the office.
  • The office must be able to conduct its own investigations and not be limited to the scope of FERC dockets or proceedings.
  • The office should include authority to provide intervenor funding to consumer groups to encourage their participation in FERC proceedings.
  • The office should coordinate assistance and outreach to the public with respect to authority exercised by FERC.
  • The office should have an advisory board composed of representatives of the non-governmental consumer advocacy community, including organizations representing low-income households and the elderly, and both national and state-based consumer organizations.


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7356 1 week ago Angie Thomas
7355 1 week ago William Daigle
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7349 3 weeks ago Michele Frome
7348 3 weeks ago Debra Lono
7347 3 weeks ago Jaen Lawrence
7346 3 weeks ago Susie Smith
7345 3 weeks ago Lowell and Elyse Smith All of the American public has a deep interest in energy regulatory policy; thus establishment of this office is necessary.
7344 4 weeks ago Melissa Harvey
7343 4 weeks ago Anonymous
7342 4 weeks ago cora blackman
7341 1 month ago Ronald McKenzie This badly needed fascism needs to be reined in.
7340 1 month ago Diane Beatty
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7338 1 month ago Kevin Cook
7337 1 month ago John Karyczak
7336 1 month ago Laura Mebert
7335 1 month ago zerman whitley
7334 1 month ago Francine Demyan
7333 1 month ago Cheryl Johncox
7332 1 month ago Joseph Lisa Johnson Strickland Thank you ! For all of your support ! Joseph E.Johnson Member ID # is. 24053449
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