In todays House Keystone XL vote, those in support took in a combined $56 million from fossil fuel interests, $36 million from oil industry interests alone.
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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...
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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.
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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.