Oil Change International

Oil Change International is a research, communication, and advocacy organization focused on exposing the true costs of fossil fuels and facilitating the coming transition towards clean energy.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Report: Gas Pipeline Construction Leading to Massive Risks to Utility Ratepayers
On the eve of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s first meeting in seven months, and as states from Virginia to New Jersey to North Carolina weigh new gas pipelines facing imminent rulings from Trump-appointed regulators, a report released today exposes an impending crisis of risk to utility...
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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Oil Change International Statement On Congressional Efforts to Extend 45Q
Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would more than double tax credit 45Q, a handout to fossil fuel companies for using climate pollution to extract more oil. The bill is a House companion to the FUTURE Act, which was introduced in the...
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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Statement Ahead of Trump Tax Restructuring Speech
On Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump is scheduled to address supporters gathered at the Andeavor (formerly Tesoro) refinery in Mandan, North Dakota, about the administration’s tax restructuring proposal. Ahead of the speech, Janet Redman, US Policy Director for Oil Change International , released...
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to Department of Energy Grid Study
In a late night announcement, the Department of Energy released a long-anticipated study of the U.S. electricity grid. In response, Janet Redman, U.S. Policy Director at Oil Change International , released the following statement: “The Department of Energy’s grid study does little more than reveal...
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Thursday, July 13, 2017
Oil Change International Joins California Environmental Justice Groups in Opposition to A.B. 398
Tuesday, Governor Brown and California state lawmakers unveiled a new package of bills (A.B. 398 and A.B. 617) aimed at extending the state’s existing cap and trade program. In response, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change International, released the following statement: “The entire...
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Saturday, July 08, 2017
Statement: G20 Leaders Shame Trump, but Fail to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
In response to the language in the G20 Leaders’ Communique from the 2017 summit in Hamburg, which fails to establish a deadline for the phase out of fossil fuel subsidies, Oil Change International has released the following statement from Senior Campaigner Alex Doukas: “Rightfully, other G20...
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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
G20 Nations Sending Billions in Finance to Fossil Fuels
Each year, G20 countries provide nearly four times more public finance to fossil fuels than to clean energy, according to a new report released today by Oil Change International, Friends of the Earth U.S., the Sierra Club and WWF European Policy Office. In total, public fossil fuel financing from...
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to Trump's 'Energy Week' Speech
"The 'energy dominance' tagline should be called out for what it is: another manifestation of the President’s misogynistic, hyper-masculine, abusive outlook on the world. It reveals an attitude toward our environment and energy policy that would destroy communities and our climate in order to feed...
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Friday, June 23, 2017
FERC Repeats Failure on Mountain Valley Pipeline Review
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today released its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a controversial 303-mile pipeline that would carry 2 billion cubic feet of fracked gas per day from West Virginia through Virginia. As has been the pattern at...
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to FERC Nominations Hearing
Today, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to consider the nominations of Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson to be commissioners at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In response, David Turnbull, Campaigns Director at Oil Change International, released the...
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