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General News    H3'ed 3/13/17

Former Koch Agents, Staffing Trump's Federal Agencies

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'The Trump transition team,largely undisclosed before this week, is loaded with Koch-tied operatives, many from the Institute for Energy Research, a Koch-funded group which helped carve out the Trump White House's energy policy. This list of staffers,  includes former operatives allied with Koch Industries, oil and coal industry employees, a former employee of a prominent climate denial group, and an advocate for a pro-trophy hunting organization funded by oil and gas. ProPublica's reporting yielded many new, previously unreported names of those filling the ranks and making the calls at the Department of Energy. “Trump installing corporate polluter operatives into key energy and climate positions is just another distressing example of just how radically he is hijacking our country in the wrong direction,” Tyson Slocum, Energy Program Director for Public Citizen, told DeSmog.'

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