Energy & Fuel

Canadian Feds Considered Hiring PR Firm To Polish Image of Oilsands

"The federal government has explored hiring a professional public relations firm and organizing trips for international leaders to promote Canada's oilsands industry, while fighting back against foreign climate change policies requiring it to reduce its pollution, a newly released federal document has revealed."

Source: Postmedia, 05/31/2011

"Chevron Feels the Heat at Annual Shareholder Meeting"

"At Chevron's annual general meeting Wednesday, the oil giant's chief executive John Watson, the Board of Directors and shareholders were greeted by over 150 activists, who traveled to San Ramon from throughout the world. They came from Angola, Indonesia, Nigeria, Alaska and Ecuador to share their stories of the human and environmental degradation Chevron had unleashed in their communities."

Source: ENS, 05/27/2011
June 7, 2011

Resolved: EPA's Utility MACT Is the Right Tool at the Right Time

Environmental Law Institute hosts a debate in DC of EPA's proposed new Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards for power plants.

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