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Published on April 26th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


ALEC — Public Charity or Lobbyist?

April 26th, 2012 by  

Following up on Stephen’s piece on how ALEC is working to attack renewable energy in the U.S. and might be crafting ‘model legislation’ aimed at repealing or watering down Renewable Energy Standards in states across the U.S., here’s another good piece by Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog on that matter and more:

Steve Horn | ALEC Launches Assault on Renewable Energy Industry (via Desmogblog)

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as covered previously by DeSmogBlog, is the “Trojan Horse” behind mandating that climate change denial (“skepticism,” or “balance,” in its words) be taught in K-12 classrooms. Well, ALEC is at it again, it appears. Facing an IRS complaint filed by…

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