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May 1, 2006

Gas Gouge Calculator: What About For Big Industry?

For the oil, gas, and automobile industries, however...

  • Handed out multi-billion dollar tax breaks, even in light of record-breaking profits
  • Royalty relief (drilling on your public lands, for free!)
  • Rolled back environmental protections
  • Blocked improved vehicle mileage standards
  • Undermined initiatives to develop alternate energy sources
  • Sponsored massive expansion of oil and gas drilling at the expense of pristine Western lands
  • Attempted to kill Amtrak
  • Continued to fund massive highway projects while starving public transit systems