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Big Oil Spends Millions on Anti-Clean Energy Ads in 2010

In a post Gulf-Oil Disaster World, Big Oil is running scared. According to a report on treehugger.com, Big Oil spent nearly 70 million dollars on anti-clean energy ads this year, outspending the clean energy industry by ten to one. These ads are particularly insidious because they don’t come right… Continue reading

How Oil Refineries Get Around Pollution Laws

During the Gulf Oil Disaster, many Big Oil advocates claimed that crude oil is “safe” and “natural.”  On the contrary, crude oil contains a carcinogen called benzene. This toxin is labeled a “Class A” carcinogen by the EPA (which means they know without a doubt that it causes cancer).… Continue reading