Posts tagged oil industry
The Oil Industry’s Covert Campaign to Rewrite American Car Emissions Rules

(New York Times) - Automakers are less opposed to new auto-efficiency regulations than the oil industry. Marathon and other oil giants have hired government relations firms and requested private meetings with EPA director Scott Pruitt and their lobbyists. Oil execs argue that oil scarcity no longer being an issue justifies tapering off on fuel-efficient auto production.

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White House Proposes Massive Expansion of Offshore Drilling

(Courthouse News) The White House lays out proposals for leasing 47 new drilling sites along US coastlines. California Governor Jerry Brown has responded saying California, Oregon and Washington will do “whatever it takes” to stop the “reckless, short-sighted action.”

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