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- New analysis by Oil Change International revealed today that the 8 Republican members of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee who boycotted a vote on the nomination of Gina McCarthy to lead the US Environmental Protection Agency have received over $5.2 million in campaign contributions from fossil fuel interests.
- Regular readers of this blog will not be surprised to hear that the GOP-led Natural Resources committee of the House of Representatives followed the Energy and Commerce Committee’s lead in voting to advance a bill designed to circumvent normal process and force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Even more astute readers will also not...
Continue reading 'Natural Resources Committee votes for Big Oil'.
- 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.
- For Immediate Release: March 22, 2013 Contact: Molly Haigh, 907-750-1999, email@example.com 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...
Continue reading 'Statement on Hoeven pro-Keystone XL amendment'.
- 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...
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- 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.
- On both sides of the Atlantic, politicians are intricately linked to the oil 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,...
Continue reading 'Latest pro-Keystone XL effort comes from oil-fueled Congressmen'.
- 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.