CLCV blasts Trump shutdown giveaway to Big Oil in scathing op-ed

 
Jan 30, 2019
By Devin Murphy

On Sunday, January 27th,The Mercury News published our CEO Mary Creasman's analysis regarding the Trump administration and Big Oil's alarming advancement of their offshore drilling plan during the government shutdown:

"Hundreds of thousands of federal workers were forced to go without paychecks while the bills piled up. (How long could you go without a paycheck?) Our national parks suffered what could be permanent damage. Public health protections and safeguards against pollution were put on hold.

But one industry continued with business as usual — oil and gas.

During the shutdown, Acting Interior Secretary and former oil lobbyist David Bernhardt brought back furloughed employees to continue working on plans to radically expand offshore oil and gas drilling."

Read the full analysis in The Mercury News and share it with your friends to get our message out. 

 

 
 
 

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