New Report Documents How Entergy Spends Millions on Lobbying, Campaign Contributions and Deceptive PR Strategies to Influence Indian Point Relicensing

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: General

“Astroturf” groups controlled by Entergy account for more than a quarter of this spending

The following is a statement by Brooklyn for Peace, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition, New York Environmental Law and Justice Project, New York Public Interest Research Group, PHASE, Riverkeeper and Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter in response to today’s release of the Common Cause report, Generating Influence: Entergy’s Political Spending and the Battle over the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant:

“This detailed report from Common Cause describes how Entergy conducted a campaign of intense lobbying, public relations blitzes, advertising and targeted political contributions to shore up political support and distract the public from the real safety risks posed by the aging nuclear plant’s operation.

For more on this story, visit: New Report Documents How Entergy Spends Millions on Lobbying, Campaign Contributions and Deceptive PR Strategies to Influence Indian Point Relicensing | Riverkeeper.

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