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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Big Oil Company Donates $250,000 to Yes on Proposition 1 campaign

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Big Oil Company Donates $250,000 to Yes on Proposition 1 campaign 

Top contributors to water bond donated over $9.9 million! 

by Dan Bacher 
Censored News

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) revealed on October 17 that Aera Energy LLC, a company jointly owned by affiliates of Shell and ExxonMobil, has contributed $250,000 to the Yes on Proposition 1 and 2 campaign. 

The total of money donated by top contributors for Governor Brown Prop. 1 and 2 campaign has risen to $9,913,452 to date, according to the FPPC. (http://fppc.ca.gov/top10Nov2014/

Aera Energy LLC is one of California's largest oil and gas producers, accounting for nearly 25 percent of the state's production, according to the company’s website. (http://www.aeraenergy.com/who-we-are.asp

“Formed in June 1997 and jointly owned by affiliates of Shell and ExxonMobil, we are operated as a stand-alone company through our own board of managers,” the website stated.