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May 1, 2006
Gas Gouge Calculator: What About For Big Industry?
For the oil, gas, and automobile industries, however...
- Handed out multi-billion dollar tax breaks, even in light of record-breaking profits
- Royalty relief (drilling on your public lands, for free!)
- Rolled back environmental protections
- Blocked improved vehicle mileage standards
- Undermined initiatives to develop alternate energy sources
- Sponsored massive expansion of oil and gas drilling at the expense of pristine Western lands
- Attempted to kill Amtrak
- Continued to fund massive highway projects while starving public transit systems