For Immediate Release Contact: Trey Pollard, (202) 495-3058
September 19, 2012
New Ad Campaign Will Highlight Corrosive Influence of Fossil Fuel Industry Money on Incumbents’ Voting Records
Washington, D.C. —Today, Sierra Club Independent Action launched its new “Toxic Money, Toxic Votes” campaign, targeting six House incumbents. This effort will invest significant resources on mail, network and cable television advertising to highlight the records of incumbents who have put the dangerous agendas of their big oil, gas, and coal campaign donors ahead of the health of their constituents and their communities.
“Big oil, gas, and coal companies have been flooding our political system with hundreds of millions of dollars, drowning out the voices of middle-class families and pushing their dirty energy agenda ahead of the needs of everyone else,” said Cathy Duvall, Sierra Club Director of Public Advocacy and Partnerships. “These six incumbents are among the worst of the worst at taking toxic money from fossil fuel billionaires and making toxic votes that threaten the health American families.” Continue reading “Sierra Club Targets Six House Incumbents With “Toxic Money, Toxic Votes” Campaign”