Oil companies and their trade associations spent $56.63 million on lobbying in California in order to continue fracking, experimenting and drilling in the state.
Big Oil Spends Millions Lobbying For Its Subsidies
April 7, 2014

Via Clean Technica:

Originally published on Red, Green & Blue.

A new chart released by Stop Fooling California reveals that the oil industry, including the Western States Petroleum Association, Chevron, BP and other oil companies, spent $56.63 million on lobbying at the State Capitol in the five years from 2009 through 2013.

“It’s enough to spend $471,000 on each California Senator and Assemblymember,” according to http://www.stopfoolingca.org, an online and social media public education and awareness campaign that highlights oil companies’ efforts to mislead and confuse Californians. “It’s enough to bu...

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