Economy & Business

"Obama Proposing Clean-Water Cuts Amid Flint Outcry"

"The Obama administration is expected to propose a $250 million cut to its primary funding source for water and sewer systems as part of its budget proposal Tuesday — a prospect that is bringing bipartisan criticism amid the furor over lead contamination in Flint, Mich."

Source: Politico, 02/09/2016

Exxon Opposes Request to Take Moral Responsibility for Climate Change

"Oil giant ExxonMobil moved to reject a shareholder proposal calling for the company to assert moral leadership on climate change and pledge to work toward limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius or less."

Source: InsideClimate News, 02/05/2016

Fossil Fuel Super PAC Gifts Came Before Congress Ended Oil Export Ban

"A handful of the biggest oil and gas companies and their CEOs poured millions into a super PAC created to boost the election of Senate Republicans as the industry made a successful lobbying effort to repeal the 40-year-old ban on oil exports."

Source: Huffington Post, 02/04/2016

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