Green Scissors

Green Scissors

About Green Scissors

Since 1994, the Green Scissors Campaign, led by Friends of the Earth, Taxpayers for Common Sense and U.S. Public Interest Research Group, has been working with Congress and the Administration to end environmentally harmful and wasteful spending. Working to breach party lines, the Green Scissors Campaign has helped cut more the $26 billion in environmental wasteful programs from the federal budget.

Fight Liquid Coal

While we defeated some bad coal to liquid provisions in the House and Senate energy bills, a report just out in the Wall Street Journal reveals the industry’s new strategy to saddle taxpayers with this foolish venture’s financial risks: It is trying to exploit national security concerns to make the military a guaranteed liquid coal buyer for the next quarter century.

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