Hundreds to Rally at Oregon State Capitol at on Thursday to Urge Governor Brown to Put an End to Jordan Cove LNG

On Thursday, January 11, hundreds from Oregon and Northern California will gather on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol Building in Salem to ask Governor Brown to stand up for the climate by using the state’s authority to stop the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline for good. 

A rally on the Capitol steps will start at 12:30 pm Thursday and will include live music, street theatre, and speakers including former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury, State Representative Pam Marsh, and youth from impacted communities. The rally coincides with the release of a report from Oil Change International that details the climate impacts of this proposal from fracking to the burning of gas overseas. 


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Over 400 People Intervene in FERC Process

2017 FERC INTERVENTIONS between September 26, 2017 to October, 26 2017

Prepared by Lucy Lefkowitz, Rogue Climate Intern

An analysis of the Motions to Intervene filed under the 2017 Jordan Cove Energy Project L.P. and the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, L.P. Dockets # CP17-494 and # CP17-495 between September 26 and October 26 of 2017, reveal over 420 filings. See below for a breakdown of the types of filings.

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A Big Thanks from the Rogue Climate Board!

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Almost five years ago, southern Oregonians came together to start planning the community art project that launched Rogue Climate. Little did we know how our climate movement would grow over the next few years. THANK YOU for being a part of it.

As 2017 comes to an end, please consider making an end of year donation to Rogue Climate.

You can make a one time donation by clicking HERE, or by sending a check to PO Box 1980, Phoenix OR 97535.  If you make a monthly donation of $10 or more, we will also send you a Rogue Climate T-Shirt in the new year!

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Senator Merkley Speaks Out Against Jordan Cove

 

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For years, communities across Oregon have been asking Senator Merkley to stand with us in opposing the Jordan Cove fracked gas pipeline and export terminal. Youth rallied outside of his office, veterans held him accountable at the climate talks in Bonn, and people like you made hundreds of calls, asked him tough questions at town halls, and let Sen. Merkley know that we support a transition to clean energy jobs for all of Oregon, not backwards steps like Jordan Cove.

Last week, all that work paid off. Senator Merkley issued an official statement taking a stand in opposition to the Pacific Connector Fracked Gas Pipeline and the Jordan Cove LNG Export terminal!  In his guest opinion in the Mail Tribune, he said:

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No Pipeline Statewide Week of Action: Gov Brown, Shut it Down!

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Oregonians are uniting for a statewide week of action to ask Governor Kate Brown to take stand against the Pacific Connector Pipeline and Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal while she joins world leaders in Germany for the United Nations Climate Talks (COP).
 
Even though Governor Brown is going to Germany to talk about her commitment to climate, she still has not come out against Jordan Cove which would be the largest source of climate pollution in the state.

Standing up to Jordan Cove will determine whether or not Governor Brown is the climate champion our state needs. Despite the new federal administration, we can stop this pipeline again if Governor Brown and her state agencies deny vital permits that Pembina needs to start building.

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