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MEDIA ADVISORY for Nov. 2: Record Shell and ExxonMobil 3Q Net Profits Reveal Oil Tax Breaks and Subsidies are Wasteful

Press Release Date

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Location: Washington, D.C.

WHAT:         Capitol Hill press conference to make the case for ending tax breaks                                 for oil and gas companies

WHEN:         Wednesday, November 2, 12 noon to 1 p.m.

       

WHO:             Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)

                        Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)

                        Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on                                       Interior and Environment

                        Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

                        Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)

                        Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA)

Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA)

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ)

Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA)

Rep. James Moran (D-VA)

                        Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) 

                        Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI)

                        Andrew Sharpless, CEO, Oceana, an international

                           ocean conservation group

                        Debbie Sease, National Campaign Director, Sierra Club

 

WHERE:       

                        Upper Senate Park, known as "the Senate Swamp"

                        200 New Jersey Avenue, adjacent to the Russell Senate

                        Office Building.  Union Station metro station is closest.

                        For map, visit: http://wikimapia.org/6041424/Upper-Senate-Park