We’ve long known that the oil and gas industry was buying politicians. The latest expose from the New York Times confirms it once again, and this time it is frackers in the lead.
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If a climate test were to be applied to this bill, there’s little doubt it would fail.
Keystone XL got rejected, the oil industry is sad, and they want you to make it up to them – to the tune of over $15 billion (yes, that’s billion, with a “b”). Late Wednesday, TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, kicked off two legal challenges: one is a federal lawsuit claiming that...
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Subsidies, the other Dirty Money
What does the fossil fuel industry get for all its campaign contributions? Subsidies. Our government provides at least $10 billion annually in tax breaks, giveaways, loans, price controls, and other ways to support the fossil fuel industry.