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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



                        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