Fracking Scandal Hits Cuomo Administration

Newly Disclosed Documents Show Conflicts of Interest

/ February 11, 2013

ALEC Attacks Clean Energy Standards: Ohio & Virginia

Over the past couple weeks, fossil fuel interests and their allies have ramped up attacks on clean energy on the state level. As the Washington Post reported in November, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a fossil fuel-funded advocacy group, has made it a...

/ January 30, 2013

Vote 4 Energy: Activists Launch Parody of API’s Deceptive 2012 Ad Campaign

Today, Greenpeace USA launched a new campaign that mocks the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) “Vote 4 Energy” advertising initiative. API’s multi-million dollar campaign, which launched this week, is advocating for more drilling and hydraulic fracturing in United States. Watch the ad below:...

/ January 8, 2013

Behind the Scenes: American Petroleum Institute’s Commercial Shoot

Recently, the Energy and Policy Institute responded to an open casting call from the American Petroleum Institute (API) to be a part of their multi-million dollar ad campaign targeting the 2012 elections.  API’s Energy Citizens campaign sent an email asking...

/ December 18, 2012

Coalition Sends Letter to Duke Energy CEO: Drop ALEC

A coalition of democracy advocates sent a letter to Jim Rogers, Chairman, President and CEO of Duke Energy Corporation, to drop his company’s affiliation with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC serves as a conduit to feed big business-sponsored...

/ August 29, 2012

Confidential Documents Reveal Fossil Fuel-Funded Organizations Coordinating With Local Anti-Wind Groups

Network of fossil fuel funded organizations secretly coordinated campaign to turn the American public against wind farms

/ May 10, 2012