American Petroleum Institute

Oil and Gas Groups Use Facebook to Fight Climate Measures

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Oil and gas lobbying groups are reaching new highs in their Facebook ad spending as they organize people across the country to lobby their senators and representatives against climate and tax provisions in the Democrats’ reconciliation bill.  Since August 11, when the Senate passed a resolution authorizing itself to fast-track a reconciliation bill, the American […]

From Sludge
On September 30, 2021

Fossil Fuel Industry Lobbied Against Pipeline Cybersecurity Regulations

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In the years before the Colonial Pipeline incident, the company’s trade group lobbied the government against mandatory cybersecurity regulations.

From Sludge
On May 20, 2021

Companies Are Pausing Their PACs, But Their Trade Groups Aren’t

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Dozens of companies paused their PAC donations to Republican election objectors, but a loophole might continue sending them funds through corporate trade associations.

From Sludge
On January 22, 2021