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Obama campaign angers enviros by hiring former lobbyist for Keystone pipeline

October 25th, 2011

The Obama 2012 campaign organization angered opponents of the Keystone Pipeline XL today with the public announcement it has hired a former lobbyist for the pipeline, which would carry environmentally damaging tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to refineries in Texas.

Broderick Johnson

The campaign hired Broderick Johnson, who previously worked for the lobbying firm the lobbying firm Bryan Cave LLP, and in 2010 pushed for presidential approval for the Keystone project.

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