Friday, October 07, 2016
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Climate change denier tapped to lead Trump’s energy team

Fracking lobbyist connected to Koch Industries and Halliburton to lead Trump's energy team.

In their story this week, DeSmog reports via Washington Post that Mike Catanzaro, a former senior energy staffer for Republican Party House Majority Leader John Boehner with a track record of climate change denial, will lead Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump's energy transition team. 

"Catanzaro now works as a partner at the lobbying firm CGCN, where his clients include Noble Energy, Koch IndustriesEnCana Oil and GasHalliburtonDevon Energy and others. For those clients, he lobbies on issues such as pushing for more drilling on public lands on behalf of EnCana, against emissions regulations for drilling onshore and offshore wells on public lands for Hess Corporation and Devon, and for offshore drilling in Israel on behalf of Noble Energy."

Posted by Editor on 10/07/16 at 02:27 PM •  (0) Comments

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