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Energy and utility industries

Scandals involving energy companies like Enron, Duke Energy and Westar Energy provide some of the clearest examples of how the hijacking of government policy by corporate America harms consumers and betrays the public interest.

From Big Oil to the nuclear industry to the energy traders that rigged the West Coast’s electricty and natural gas markets, the energy sector has used its legendary political muscle to rip off consumers and taxpayers, add more life-threatening pollution to our air and water, avoid shouldering its share of taxes and evade accountability for its actions.

This section contains information exposing illegal and unethical acts by these industries and their cynical attempts to purchase public policy.

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