A School Board Says No to Big Oil, and Alarms Sound in Business-Friendly Louisiana

Source: Inside Climate News

The New York Times

When the East Baton Rouge Parish school board rejected a $2.9 million property tax break for ExxonMobil, it went off like a bomb in a state where the oil, gas and chemical industries are king. This is part of a larger fight as local governments and activists are trying to change a system of deference to big business.

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