Our allies at Americans for Balanced Energy Choices (ABEC) have earned some great news coverage lately. Following are highlights.
(Ed. note: Actually, these are for real. We couldn't make this stuff up.)
February 27, 2008Amid Election, Coal Takes the Offensive
This election season with the global warming debate raging and billions of dollars in profits at stake, the coal industry is reaching out to politicians on both sides of the aisle and directly to voters. View full article »
February 19, 2008Democracy, Brought to You by Coal
Americans for Balanced Energy Sources, a group that promotes the use of coal, sponsored the February Democratic debate in Texas, according to an on CNN run by the group. The Washington Post reports that ABEC is spending $35 million on election-related advertising. View full article »
February 14, 2008Coal Industry Exploits Kids to Spout Coal Propaganda
Americans For Balanced Energy Choices, the coal industry front group that has sponsored multiple presidential debates is using children as spokespeople for coal. View full article »
January 17, 2008Coal Industry Plugs Into the Campaign
Coal-industry-backed Americans For Balanced Energy Choices is sinking $35 million into a campaign to garner public support for coal-fired electricity and to spur opposition to federal legislation to curb global warming. View full article »
December 18, 2007Santa's Changed His Thinking About Coal
Americans for Balanced Energy Choices, an interest group backed by the coal industry, handed out Christmas stockings with lumps of chocolate coal on Capitol Hill this holiday season today to promote the use of coal. View full article »
Our Supporters Speak
I don't know what everyone has been complaining about. Thanks to the coal industry, my business has more than doubled in the past ten years.
- J. Axelrod, owner, Appalachian Asthma Inhaler Suppliers