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The Exelon-Pepco Merger & Exelon's History of Anti-Clean Energy Lobbying

Gabe Elsner | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Exelon has a long history of using political influence to oppose the deployment of renewable energy. Exelon’s political operations may impact the co...

Kate Sheppard

Charles Koch Linked To Creation Of Nonprofit Defender Of Fossil Fuels: Report | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Documents uncovered by Republic Report link billionaire Charles Koch to the formation of a nonprofit that would later become the Institu...

Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.

What the Coal Chemical Spill Means for the West Virginia Senate Race

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The coal industry has a long history in West Virginia, but it's time for a new era -- one in which companies play by the rules, honor environmental safeguards and don't endanger people's health with toxic pollution and chemical spills.

Questionable Spending By Koch-Related Coal Group Explored

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

Swing state voters in Virginia and Ohio last fall were bombarded with television advertisements encouraging them to "stand with coal" and "vote no on ...

Kate Sheppard

Koch-Fueled Groups Attack Obama Energy Nominee | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a dozen conservative groups are taking aim at President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissio...

Dan Froomkin

Vast Majority Of Secret Money In Presidential Race Spreads Misinformation: Report | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of unlimited secret political spending say it leads to a more informed electorate, but according to a new study, in reality it...