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Oil and Gas Lobbying

Spend, Baby, Spend!

Luis Toro | Posted 07.30.2013 | Denver
Luis Toro

The last session of the Colorado legislature saw the passage of many historic bills on topics from civil unions to election administration and much more. It was striking, however, to see that the history-making changes did not extend to regulation of Colorado's oil and gas industry.

Clean energy drowned out in Washington by a Two Billion Dollar Juggernaut

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Red State bloggers are all in a tizzy over an Open Secrets article showing that the American Wind Energy Association spent over $5 million last year o...

Three Of Every Four Oil And Gas Lobbyists Worked For Federal Government

Washington Post | Dan Eggen and Kimberly Kindy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three out of every four lobbyists who represent oil and gas companies previously worked in the federal government, a proportion that far exceeds the u...

Marcus Baram

BP, Big Oil Slightly Increase Lobbying Spending In Wake Of Spill | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the biggest oil spill in the nation's history and facing a government intent on tightening regulation of the oil and gas industry, BP a...

Greenpeace Unmasks Koch Industries' Funding of Climate Denial Industry

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Since 1997, Koch Industries and its PACs have given nearly $50 million to climate change-denying groups like Americans for Prosperity, known for its role in organizing the tea party movement.