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Natural Resources Committee votes for Big Oil
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 … Read More
House Committee pro-KeystoneXL Reps received 6X more Big Oil cash than counterparts
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.
Latest pro-Keystone XL effort comes from oil-fueled Congressmen
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