Tag: Koch Industries
“The so-called REINS Act will undoubtedly move Wisconsin towards a rule-making process that will become marred by industry lobbyists with political agendas."
“The fossil fuel industry craves its own grassroots movement, and they really are having a hard time not appearing to be the thugs that they are.”
Traylor represents yet another conflict of interest.
Companies such as ExxonMobil, BP, Sempra Energy, BG Group, Chevron, Koch Industries, and others all lobbied for H.R. 3080/S. 601.
“All of us suffer when health-protective rules are weakened, delayed, or blocked."
The REINS (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) Act of 2017 has long been a legislative priority for Koch Industries.
In their lawsuit, the young plaintiffs assert the federal government violated their constitutional rights to life, liberty and property by allowing and facilitating the exploitation of fossil fuels.
The Koch brothers have plans to spend close to $900 million in 2016 to keep Republicans in control of Congress and hopefully get a conservative as president. Is their threat "intent upon seizing power in a nonviolent coup?"