In Response: Call for more oil ignores the consequences
Published 08/29/2012, Duluth News Tribune
BP and ExxonMobil must have loved Rolf Westgard’s July 20 pro-job (no matter the cost) mantra published in the News Tribune as a “State View” column (“Expansion of oil, natural gas industries offers a wealth of jobs”). So, too, must have the hundreds of fossil-fuel lobbyists who dished out $140 million in 2008 to preserve the anti-environment, anti-alternative-energy status quo.Word count: 391
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