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Big Oil Astroturf Group to Plant Anti-EPA Questions at the State Fair

Think Progress informs us that a big oil front group, connected to the American Petroleum Institute, is trying to plant anti-EPA questions at the Missouri State Fair.

The Missouri Energy Forum, another API organization, sent an e-mail alert yesterday afternoon urging its staffers and activists to attend the Missouri State Fair to press public officials about opposing environmental regulations. The Missouri Energy Forum suggests that its supporters ask Rep. Blaine Leutkemeyer (R-MO) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) about the EPA’s new ozone regulations, because such regulations will supposedly “hurt Missouri’s farmers and business’s [sic].”

Here is the screen grab of the call to action by the “Missouri Energy Forum”:



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