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Meet Ross Bhappu, the money behind coal export proposals on the Columbia River

Blog by Joe Smyth | February 25, 2014

The coal industry’s efforts to export huge amounts of taxpayer-owned coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia has generated unprecedented opposition in the Pacific Northwest – tens of thousands of people have rallied, attended public hearings, and...

Valentine VIDEO: ALEC is Duke Energy’s Corporate “Dating Service”

Blog by Connor Gibson | February 14, 2014

Over the last four years, Greenpeace has made a Valentine’s Day tradition of spoofing the influence peddling of corporate lobbyists and captured politicians. This year’s installment embodies the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC,...

NC to Duke Energy: Have You Dumped ALEC Yet?

Blog by Connor Gibson | December 10, 2013

UPDATE 12/11/13 from Bruce Henderson at the Charlotte Observer’s Earth & Energy blog: “Duke Energy isn’t saying whether it’s a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC, the conservative, state-level policy group that is...

ALEC Forges New Bills for its Polluting Company Members

Blog by Connor Gibson | November 5, 2013

Update, Nov. 6: The description of net metering, below, has been expanded since this article was initially posted. As freshly reported by the Huffington Post, ALEC is winding down a year of mostly failed attacks on clean energy laws, concluding …...

OHIO: Koch, ALEC and Dirty Energy Co’s Attack Clean Energy Jobs

Blog by Connor Gibson | October 30, 2013

Ohio is currently fighting this year’s final battle in a nationally-coordinated attack on clean energy standard laws, implemented by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and other groups belonging to the secretive corporate front...

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