Meter Reading: Oil Industry Goes After Obama in Swing States, Eagle Ford Traffic Accidents Skyrocket, and More
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President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event in Iowa on August 14. The American Petroleum Institute is planning to air ads in several swing states attacking the President's energy policy.
Oil industry ramps up ad campaign in swing states — “The American Petroleum Institute (API) is ramping up a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in five swing states that will likely put President Obama’s energy policies on the defensive.” — The Hill
Deadly crashes keep adding up as area sees more truck traffic — “A fiery Sunday morning accident that killed a 26-year-old truck driver and injured another just south of this town is the latest reminder that the oil boom has brought more than economic prosperity to South Texas.” — San Antonio Express-News
Scorching Phoenix Plans For An Even Hotter Future – “It’s been a record hot summer in many cities across the nation. Phoenix is no exception. This Sonoran Desert metropolis already records more days over 100 degrees than any other major U.S. city. Now, climate models predict Phoenix will soon get even hotter.”– NPR