Jeb Bush Launching Energy Policy At Site Of Environmental Lawbreaker

Jeb Bush
Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush is launching his energy policy at a company with a history of breaking environmental law.

“Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans to release his energy policy at an event near Pittsburgh on Tuesday, and the site of his announcement has a history of environmental violations in the state.

Bush is slated to announce his energy plan at Rice Energy, an oil and gas company based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. The company has three subsidiaries operating in the state: Rice Drilling, Rice Midstream Holdings and Rice Poseidon Holdings. The subsidiaries have amassed a total 121 violations with the state Department of Environmental Protection since 2010, and $523,550 in fines, according to the DEP’s Office of Oil and Gas Management database.” [READ MORE]

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