Douglas A. GrandtP. O. Box 6603Lincoln, NE 68506July 18, 2013PresidentBarack Obama
The White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave NWWashington,D.C. 20500Mr. Rex W. TillersonExxon Mobil Corporation5959 Las Colinas Blvd.Irving, Texas 75039Re: Time for a Change -- No more liesDear President Obama and Mr. Tillerson,Only you can stop the lies. Denounce the bias, conflicts of interest, misinformation and lies.Your allowing this subterfuge to continue makes you complicit in perpetuating the intensionalfalsehoods. You both have the moral authority to right the criminal wrongs of EnvironmentalResources Management and TransCanada. Call them out for their negligence. Read this:
ERM, State Dept Keystone XL Contractor, ClaimedDelaware Tar Sands Refinery Made Air Cleaner
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investigation revealsEnvironmental Resources Management,Inc. (ERM Group), the contractor thatperformed the environmental review for TransCanada'sKeystone XLtar sandsexport pipeline, was also recently hired bya major Delaware City refinery to study air quality around the plant.This "study" wasfunded by the refineryitself , owned byDelaware City RefiningCompany, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PBF Energy. Delaware City Refinery istherecipient of 180,000 barrels per dayof fracked oil from North Dakota's Bakken Shale along with oil extracted from Alberta'star sands- bothreferred to as the "holy grail" by the Refinery's owner at a Feb. 2013
meeting - which sojourn eastward viamile-longfreight rail carsowned by Norfolk
Southern.Conducted in March 2013, the study concluded the "air quality [near the refinery] is asgood as, and in some cases, better than samples taken during the 2011 study before therefinery restart," asexplained on a flyer obtained by
promoting two publicmeetings hosted by ERM to discuss results.