Marriage of oil and fisheries in Louisiana is not so happy
Dolphin Death Toll Spikes To Nearly 60 On Gulf Coast
EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
Big Oil Lobby Announces It Will Start Donating Directly To Candidates
"The American Petroleum Institute, the Big Oil industry's chief lobbying organization, will start directly backing political candidates in the second quarter of this year. API, whose membership includes oil giants like Exxon-Mobil and Chevron, already spends tens of millions of dollars every year on lobbying, advertisements and Astroturf campaigns to support the the oil industry agenda. As CAP's Dan Weiss wrote, API "wants to drill in fragile, sensitive places, keep government tax breaks, expand offshore drilling without reforms, and block global warming pollution reduction requirements.""
ALTERNATIVES TO OIL
The Shift From Oil to Natural Gas Seems to Be Gaining Momentum