Pro-KXL representatives in the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s pro-KeystoneXL vote today have received more than 6 times more in campaign contributions from Big Oil than those that voted against it.
A new report out today from environmental groups shows that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would, if approved, be responsible for at least 181 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) each year, comparable to the tailpipe emissions from more than 37.7 million cars or 51 coal-fired power plants.
For Immediate Release: April 11, 2013 Contact: Molly Haigh, 907-750-1999, email@example.com Exxon Pressures Arkansas TV Stations To Ban Critical Ad Following Mayflower Tar Sands Spill Amidst reports of media intimidation at the site of the Mayflower, Arkansas tar sands oil spill, ExxonMobil has now taken to bullying local Little Rock television stations into canceling the … Read More
Arkansas has become the latest scene of an Exxon oil spill, and the subsequent spin attempts to side-step blame. The truth tells a different story.
For Immediate Release: March 22, 2013 Contact: Molly Haigh, 907-750-1999, firstname.lastname@example.org Senators Supporting KXL Took Nearly $31 Million From Fossil Fuel Industry Before Vote Average KXL Supporter has Taken 3.5 Times More Money from Industry Than Non-Supporters Washington, DC– New analysis today from Oil Change International reveals that supporters of the just-passed non-binding Keystone XL … Read More
Amidst a flurry of votes today in the Senate on various amendments being tacked on to the Senate Budget Resolution is likely to be an amendment spearheaded by Senator Hoeven from North Dakota that would call for the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. The non-binding Hoeven amendment — co-sponsored by Senators Hoeven (R-ND), Baucus … Read More
Once again, a group of Senators, spearheaded by Hoeven and Baucus, has released a new bill to push for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. And, following the clear pattern set by their colleagues, the co-sponsors of this new bill have enjoyed massive contributions from the fossil fuel industry.
The latest effort in the House of Representatives to circumvent the President’s authority and extensive processes that have been developed to make decisions on projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline came out today. Today it comes via a discussion draft for a bill to be introduced by Rep. Lee Terry and a few colleagues, … Read More
Only mere days after the biggest rally and march in support of climate action and against the Keystone XL pipeline in US history, another letter has been sent by a group of Senators calling for approval of the troublesome Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. And once again it’s clear there’s dirty energy money behind it.
Representatives that signed the latest pro-Keystone XL letter received roughly 250% more money from oil and gas interests compared to those Representatives who did not sign the letter.