A.C. Thompson and Sonya Hubbard from the Center for Investigative Reporting in April 2007 mentioned the following:
- The oil industry lobbied against AB 32, a California anti-warming bill. The bill was eventually signed into law. Approximately $11.5 million was devoted to stop the passage of the bill.
- The oil industry lobbied against Proposition 87. The bill would tax petroleum and transfer the money towards renewable energy. The bill did not pass. Approximately $94 million was devoted to stop the passage of the bill.
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