Posts Tagged with "imports"

Gibson Guitars Is Playing Politics To The Detriment Of Jobs And Forests

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Gibson Guitars Is Playing Politics To The Detriment Of Jobs And Forests

Today’s announcement that John Boehner will host Gibson Guitars CEO Henry Juskiewicz in the speaker’s box during President Obama’s jobs speech as a victim of over-regulation run amok is an example of cynical fact-twisting at its worst. Gibson Guitars, maker of the iconic Les Paul electric guitar, is under investigation for violating a law that [...]

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Keystone XL Won’t Decrease “Unfriendly” Oil Imports Either

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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Keystone XL Won’t Decrease “Unfriendly” Oil Imports Either

Yesterday, AP reported that the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to Texas won’t decrease gas prices (I broke that story last month, but who’s counting). In fact, a report commissioned by pipeline sponsor TransCanada now shows that connecting tar sands producers with Gulf Coast refiners actually pushes gas prices up for everybody. That same [...]

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Canada’s Tar Sands Top Supplier of US Oil Imports

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Ask anyone where most of US oil comes from and you’re likely to hear “somewhere in the Middle East.” Ten years ago, that would have been true. Today though, Canada is the undisputed top supplier of oil to the US. A new report from a prominent oil industry group shows the tar sands are responsible [...]

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