25 May '12, 5am

Coal Industry Paid Astro-turfers to Influence EPA Hearing on Greenhouse Gases

Coal Industry Paid Astro-turfers to Influence EPA Hearing on Greenhouse Gases

Apparently the coal industry used a craigslist ad to hire astro-turfers to support dirty energy at the EPA’s May 24th public comment hearing on greenhouse gas reduction. A clever catch from The Environmental Law and Policy Center in Chicago has revealed the latest attempt by the fossil industry to subvert the justice being delivered by this administration’s EPA in reducing greenhouse gases. People needed to attend a public meeting (Tinley Park /Chicago) Reply to: [email protected] (email address no longer valid) Looking for people THIS THURSDAY, MAY 24 who want to make a couple of dollars for a few hours of your time. All you need to do is wear a t-shirt in support of an energy project for two hours during the public meeting. We will be departing the Tinely Park convention center at 8:15 am for the meeting and we will be back by 1:30 pm. For your time we...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/25/coal-industry-paid-as...

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