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Paul Elliott

Digging Into TransCanada's Lobbying History

Steve Horn | Posted 07.02.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

TransCanada, the multinational corporation hoping to build the controversial northern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, spent over $280,000 on lobbying the U.S. government in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013, according to lobbying disclosure records.

Hillary Clinton's Keystone XL Crony Lobbyists Problem

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Hillary Clinton and the State Department have the final word on whether to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, unless Obama intervenes. The influence of industry lobbyists connected to Clinton is finally getting some media attention, but there is more to this story.

Joshua Hersh

Keystone XL: State Department Pushes Back On Claims Of Bias In Pipeline Review Process

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The State Department has begun to push back on claims by environmental groups that the process for approving a controversial oil pipelin...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL: Environmentalists Seek Probe Of Pipeline Lobbyist's Activities

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Environmentalists on Tuesday called on the Department of Justice to investigate a Canadian oil lobbyist who failed to disclose his statu...

Hillary Clinton's State Department Sued Over Alleged Tar Sands Lobbyist Contact

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 07.18.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The suit follows an extensive effort by the environmental groups to seek information about contacts between Clinton and Paul Elliott, a lobbyist for TransCanada Pipelines and the national deputy director of Clinton's presidential run.

Weekly Mulch: The Sticky Truth about Oil Spills and Tar Sands

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger The National Oil Spill Commission released its report on last year's BP oil spill this week. The report la...