Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog

Steve Horn is a Madison, WI-based Research Fellow for DeSmogBlog and a freelance investigative journalist. Follow him on Twitter: @SteveAHorn

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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 9:00am
New Report Reveals Industry Blitz for Climate-Killing Fossil Fuel Exports
The 2014 U.S. congressional mid-term elections are now complete, and the Republican Party controls both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Some have forecasted that this could have catastrophic impacts for progress on climate change and environmental protection in general. But below the...
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Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 12:45pm
Investor Call: Enbridge's Keystone XL Clone Opens in October, Rail Facility to Follow
In a recent quarter two call for investors , Enbridge Inc executives said the company's “Keystone XL” clone — the combination of the Flanagan South and Seaway Twin pipelines — will open for business by October. As previously reported by DeSmogBlog, Enbridge has committed a “silent coup” of sorts ,...
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Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 9:30am
Three States Pushing ALEC Bill To Require Teaching Climate Change Denial In Schools
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) - known by its critics as a " corporate bill mill " - has hit the ground running in 2013, pushing "models bills" mandating the teaching of climate change denial in public school systems.
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Friday, January 25, 2013 - 7:27am
Smoke and Mirrors: Obama DOE Fracked Gas Export Study Contractor's Tobacco Industry Roots
At first, it was kept secret for months, cryptically referred to only as an " unidentified third-party contractor ."
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 11:20am
Global Electioneering Industry: The Real Winner of the 2012 Elections
The pundit class has offered a slew of postmortems in the attempt to extract meaning in the aftermath of the 2012 elections. Missing from the majority of these analyses altogether: the real winner of the 2012 election.
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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 1:48pm
Merchants of Doubt Deny Climate Change Connection to Hurricane Sandy
Many serious, thought-provoking post-mortems have ensued in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which recently tore through the heart of the financial capital of the world .
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Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 10:52am
Tar Sands South: First US Tar Sands Mine Approved in Utah
The race is on for the up-and-coming U.S. tar sands industry .
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Friday, October 19, 2012 - 8:35am
Fracking Your Future: Shale Gas Industry Targets College Campuses, K-12 Schools
In Pennsylvania - a state that sits in the heart of the Marcellus Shale basin - the concept of " frackademia " and " frackademics " has taken
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Friday, July 27, 2012 - 9:32am
Exposed: Pennsylvania Act 13 Overturned by Supreme Court, Originally an ALEC Model Bill
On July 26, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled PA Act 13 unconstitutional. The bill would have stripped away local zoning laws, eliminated the legal concept of a Home Rule Charter , limited private property rights, an
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Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 9:09am
Don’t Hate Just One Player, Hate the Game: 26 Corporations Have Dumped ALEC, 21 Still Dating Other ALECs
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) -- described by some observers as a “ Trojan Horse ” for the corporate agenda in statehouses -- might have been dumped by 26 corpora
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