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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Monday, November 20, 2017
Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Alternative Route, Oil Change International Response
Today, with a 3-2 vote, the Nebraska Public Service Commission issued a decision that approves a route for the Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. In response, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change International, released the following statement: “Today the Nebraska PSC chose to...
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Groups Push Back on Billion-Dollar Giveaways to Dirty Energy in GOP Tax Bill
Today, a coalition of environmental and climate justice, Indigenous rights, public health, consumer, and environmental groups delivered two letters urging lawmakers to oppose including the giveaway of billions of taxpayer dollars to the fossil fuel industry in any tax bill. Advocates are worried...
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
GOP Tax Bill: Payday for Fossil Fuels, Devastating for American Families
Today, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives released a belabored tax bill that includes huge cuts to the wealthiest 1% of Americans, permanently lowers the corporate tax rate, while leaving in place billions in tax breaks for the fossil fuel industry. In response, Janet Redman, U.S...
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Oil Change International Statement on Clean Power Plan Repeal
Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to repeal the Clean Power Plan. In response, Janet Redman, U.S. Policy Director at Oil Change International issued the following statement: “Pruitt’s move to repeal the Clean Power Plan...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
Oil Change International Reacts to the Cancellation of Energy East
Today, TransCanada cancelled its proposed Energy East pipeline project. In response, Adam Scott, Senior Advisor at Oil Change International released the following statement: “This is an important day in the fight against climate change in Canada. Realizing that Energy East would never be allowed if...
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Report: Trump’s “Energy Dominance” Plans Rely on Billions in Fossil Fuel Subsidies
A new report out today by Oil Change International reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. These subsidies amount to billions of dollars wasted to prop up an industry responsible for a climate crisis that has contributed to...
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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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