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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Asks Court to Block EPA from Regulating Emissions

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Asks Court to Block EPA from Regulating Emissions

February 17, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, no surprise, is asking a federal court of appeals to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s ruling that greenhouse gases pose a health risk that the agency could regulate under the Clean Air Act. The Chamber is leading the national campaign that includes the oil, natural gas, coal, and utility industry […]

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Opens Its Wallet to Defeat Change

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Opens Its Wallet to Defeat Change

January 26, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Lobbying expenditures for the fourth quarter of 2009 were reported last week, and they showed that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce outdid itself in 2009. The Chamber spent a total of $123.3 million in lobbying for the year — almost double what they spent in 2008 ($62.3 million). All that money went toward defeating health […]

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Makes “Climate Killer” List

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Makes “Climate Killer” List

January 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Tom Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and climate change skeptic, made Rolling Stone’s list of 17 “polluters and deniers” who are working to derail climate legislation. According to the story, “In the first nine months of last year, the Chamber spent $65 million — three times more than ExxonMobil — mounting a campaign […]

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