28 Feb '14, 4pm

Republican Congressman to Oil and Gas Industry: ‘No More Subsidies’: Congressman Dave

Republican Congressman to Oil and Gas Industry: ‘No More Subsidies’: Congressman Dave

Congressman Dave Camp (R-MI), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced a tax reform bill earlier this week that removed all subsidies for oil, gas, coal, renewables and other energy technologies. So, what led a conservative congressman to call for killing oil and gas subsidies? Some recent history: in 2011, the environmental advocacy groups Friends of the Earth and Public Citizen partnered with climate deniers at the Heartland Institute (which received funding from the Koch Brothers) under the watchful eye of the Taxpayers for Common Sense to produce the non-partisan Green Scissors report. It outlined wasteful government subsidies totaling $380 billion over the next five years In 2012, the free-market R Street Institute contributed to the Green Scissors report and identified wasteful and environmentally harmful programs that could cost taxpayers almost $7...

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