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Oil Pipeline Breaks Keep Coming

9/10/2010 // By NWF

UPDATE 4:41pm: Reuters now reports the pipeline hasn’t stopped spilling & that the rate could be up to 25,000 gallons (600 barrels) of oil per hour. An oil pipeline owned by Enbridge Inc. broke on Thursday in a suburb of …

“Astroturf Is A Petroleum Product”

9/10/2010 // By Miles Grant

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Big Oil Cuts Jobs Again, Even as They Sponsor Bogus Job Rallies

9/8/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

No lie is too big for Big Oil.  Their tired refrain of late is that they’re job makers. On TV, radio, in print and at bogus Astroturf rallies happening this week. We should give them a pass on all their sins: …

North Dakota: The Spills Keep Coming (Video)

9/8/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

NWF’s Tim Warman made the point in a guest column in this week’s Newsweek Magazine, the BP spill is not an isolated incident. Last week a mix of crude and water spilled at an oil well near Killdeer, N.D., dumped …

Roll Out the Astroturf! Big Oil’s Bringing Fake Rallies Back

9/2/2010 // By Miles Grant

The next time you hear of “citizen” outrage about clean energy & climate action, make sure you know who’s really pulling the strings.

Massive Oil Lobby Spending Sets Stage for Bogus “Citizen” Rallies

8/24/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

The oil and gas industry went hog wild with lobbying in 2009 to defeat climate legislation and industry reforms, says a series of reports this week from the independent Center for Responsive Politics.  They spent $175 million, more than ever before, dwarfing environmental …

Groups Launch Effort to Hold Senate Oil Backers Accountable

8/17/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

In the latest effort to hold Big Oil and their recalcitrant friends in the Senate accountable for sinking climate legislation this summer, a new group called Oil Change International has launched a web campaign and soon advertising that will hold these members of the …

Big Oil to Mount (Another) Assault on Clean Air Act

8/4/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Feeling emboldened with scuttling clean energy and climate legislation for the summer, Big Oil is ready to go on the offensive and gut the Clean Air Act, one of the nation’s most important environmental laws that’s now key to reducing …

Big Oil Bailout Defeated! Time for Senate to do Climate Bill (Video)

6/10/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

A huge thanks to NWF members and partners who turned up the heat on the Senate in recent days as it rejected an awful Big Oil Bailout proposal. With a Gulf disaster, and 71 percent of Americans on our side …

Showdown Today on Big Oil Bailout in Senate

6/10/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

By Washington, DC standards this is high drama.  A close vote is expected that sets the stage for whether the government can move aggressively to rein in global warming pollution. On one side is Big Oil and their Senate surrogate, …