The nation’s largest electric utilities are pouring money into political action committees and tax-exempt political organizations that work to elect governors, attorney generals and state legislators at an unprecedented rate for the industry this election cycle. Most of the cash...
Over $3 million in contributions to certain IRS 527 political organizations in 2017. More than $36 million over the past decade.
Arizona utility commissioners Andy Tobin and Tom Forese attended and spoke at a private conference of lobbyists for pipeline development, according to a conference agenda
Updated on Dec. 6 to include reference to a letter from the Edison Electric Institute, NRECA, Chevron, Honeywell and UPS expressing concerns about the ALEC resolution. In a test of where fossil fuel companies and electric utilities stand on climate...
At least 14 candidates who pledged not to accept money from Virginia's monopoly utility, Dominion Energy, won seats in a surprise wave election for Democrats.
Electric utilities working with oil and gas companies on ‘advocacy’ efforts to counter environmentalists
The electric utility industry, through its trade association the Edison Electric Institute, has begun working with three other fossil fuel groups to push back against organizations that oppose increased natural gas investment in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie's plan to deal with coastal flooding and sea level rise omits any mention of climate change, global warming or greenhouse gases.
Front group paid by Dominion releases shady poll showing support for Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline
The Consumer Energy Alliance - a front group paid by Dominion Energy and other oil, gas and utility interests - released a poll which it says shows support for Dominion's Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Dominion's executives, lobbyists, board members and PAC have given $113,000 to Democrat Ralph Northam and his PAC, and $43,000 to Republican Ed Gillespie and his PAC.
Consumer Energy Alliance, group behind fraudulent petitions and letters signed by dead people, releases anti-solar report
The Consumer Energy Alliance, a front group for fossil fuel companies and utilities, released a report last month attacking policies that support solar power.