Archive - Aug 14, 2009


Blog & news round-up August 14th: Astroturf "rallies", new videos, and new science


When will it end? Just as the dust was somewhat settling on Bonner & Associates’ forged grassroots letters (although it still remains a big issue), Greenpeace USA uncovered a doozy. They obtained a leaked memo from the American Petroleum Institute (API) that details plans to launch a national astroturf campaign to stage “Energy Citizen” rallies and attack clean energy legislation at staged public events. Greenpeace’s wrote a letter to API to verify the memo and reminded the company that these:

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