Over the past few years, we’ve seen front groups pop up regularly. They’re funded through Big Oil and other dirty energy interest group dollars… and they’re designed to give the illusion that they represent average Californians.
But we know that Big Oil is the mastermind behind trying to unravel the state’s clean air laws. Help tell these front groups that we won’t be fooled. We know Big Oil is not people.
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Western State Petroleum Association (WSPA)-funded front group created in July 2014 to fight the California’s pioneering clean air and climate law, AB 32, and specifically to stop transportation fuels from coming into the cap-and-trade program.
@CA_Drivers where does your funding come from?#BigOilisNotPeople #StopFoolingCA
California Drivers Alliance, describes itself on its website as a “movement of motorists, small businesses, fuel providers, and consumers.” It’s been running a slew of online ads, radio spots, and bold-faced ads in newspapers across the state, urging readers to “Stop the Hidden Gas Tax.”
Asked where the alliance gets its money, spokesman Jerry Azevedo says the group’s funding comes from the Western States Petroleum Association, whose members include BP (BP), Chevron (CVX), ExxonMobil (XOM), and Shell Oil (RDSA:LN).
Fed Up at the Pump
Funded by CA Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) fight the California’s pioneering clean air and climate law, AB 32, and specifically to stop transportation fuels from coming into the cap-and-trade program.
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Ever wonder how and where front groups are putting their energy? The short answer: just about everywhere. One of the perks of money being no object.
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