Nick Surgey wrote a new diary post: Keystone Academy: Where Legislators Learn the Etiquette of Serving Special Interests
A politician on the run to serve special interests? In October 2012, nine U.S. state legislators went on an industry paid trip to explore the Alberta tar sands. Publicly described as an “ALEC Academy,” documents obtained by CMD show the legislators were accompanied on a chartered flight by a gaggle of oil-industry lobbyists, were served [...]
Nick Surgey wrote a new diary post: Seven State Keystone XL Resolutions, Where Are the Environmentalists?
This article was first posted at PRWatch.org The cleanup is still underway from a massive pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas, but you don’t hear anything about it at public hearings across the nation dealing with the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline. Resolutions supporting the controversial KXL pipeline have now been introduced in seven states, but while TransCanada, [...]
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