If you are in California and you recently spotted advertising in the form of pamphlets and billboards campaigning against California’s Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act, it’s because a group heavily financed by big oil companies is trying its best to convince people to stop the act, which they cleverly renamed “the California Gasoline Restriction Act”, from passing.

A few layers of advocacy groups and associations stand between the “Don’t Take My Gas” campaign and the money financing it, but we don’t have to dig to deep to trace it right back to our favorite oil companies such as Shell, Exxon and BP. expand full story