Common Cause New York Report: Deep Drilling, Deep Pockets; Expenditures of the Natural Gas Industry in New York to Influence Public Policy

August 2, 2010



Common Cause/New York's analysis of lobbying filings shows that the natural gas industry has begun to pull out the stops, using its significant financial resources to try to shut down attempts to regulate or slow the head-long rush to quickly exploit the ?Marcellus Shale Play.? Natural gas industry lobbying expenditures total more than $2 million from the beginning of 2005 through the first 4 months of 2010, with the lion's share spent in the past 2 years.

READ: Common Cause New York Report: Deep Drilling, Deep Pockets; Expenditures of the Natural Gas Industry in New York to Influence Public Policy


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