Posts Tagged with "American Legislative Exchange Council"

Scientists or Lobbyists: Who do You Trust to Act in the Best Interests of our World’s Rainforests?

Monday, June 4, 2012

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Scientists or Lobbyists: Who do You Trust to Act in the Best Interests of our World’s Rainforests?

In what has been called the biggest climate decision of the year for the Obama Administration, the Indonesian and Malaysian palm oil industries are flexing their lobbying muscle to overturn a crucial, science-based decision by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In January of this year, the EPA issued an initial finding that biofuels made [...]

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ThinkProgress Reporters Attacked by Security Guards

Friday, August 5, 2011

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ThinkProgress Reporters Attacked by Security Guards

Corporations are getting more nervous and more protective of their dirty secrets. Witness this incident at the American Legislative Exchange Council. Originally posted at ThinkProgress: Yesterday, at a conference in New Orleans, two ThinkProgress reporters were attacked by security guards for no apparent reason. Reporters Scott Keyes and Lee Fang were at the Marriott Hotel [...]

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