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Election Takeaway for Fossil Fuel Industry: Money Can’t Buy You Love – November 7, 2012

If you can’t buy it for $200 million, then it’s not for sale

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Americans have returned a clean energy champion to the White House, but they didn’t stop there. All the way down the ticket, voters overwhelmingly favored candidates who support clean energy, clean air and strong public health safeguards.

This is victory for everyone who likes to breathe clean air and drink clean water, and it is a resounding defeat for polluters and the dirty agenda they tried to sell to voters.

The fossil fuel industry went all in on this election. By mid-September, oil, gas and coal companies had spent more than $150 million on campaign ads. Texas oil barons handed… more

by: Heather Taylor-Miesle

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