October 9, 2015

David Turnbull, david [at] priceofoil [dot] org

Oil Change International response to House vote on crude export ban

In response to the passage of by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 702, a bill to lift the ban on U.S. crude oil exports, David Turnbull, Campaigns Director at Oil Change International, released the following statement:

“The ill-conceived crude oil exports bill may have passed today in the House, but the bigger story is the loosening grip of Big Oil on our energy policy. Repealing the decades-old ban on crude exports has been Big Oil’s top legislative priority this year, and yet this bill is dead on arrival. Even this oil soaked House of Representatives can’t muster a veto-proof majority, and it is clear they don’t yet have the votes they need in the Senate either.

Ending the crude oil export ban would be a disaster for our climate and our communities. Today’s vote should put an end to this distraction from the real job of moving away from dirty oil and towards a cleaner, safer energy future.”

For more information on the crude oil export ban, see:


One Comment

  • why last minute information I need to understand what I am outing for or against. what more can you tell me about how export oil damage our climate. who are the big money politition ( which should be banned from the Senate and House, (can’t govern honesty give life sentence to offenders and auction all of their property to put money to poor.) .put our foot down, We the People demand that all bills be written in the fifth grade reading level no more than 5 pages and don’t allow piggy> back bills and all bills will be presented to the public know and,show every bill before it is seen not after it is passed,(you trying to sell the house and Senate without being seen by the naked eye of each and every citizen who wants to see it) our country is very ill, everyone operates on deception, dishonest and social homicide. (But that’s a whole new ball of crap.)

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