API Astroturf
Greenpeace activists distributed leaflets on an astroturf carpet with oil corporation logos to people arriving for an American Petroleum Institute news conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Jan. 4, 2012. Jack Gerard, president of API, the energy trade group representing more than 490 energy companies, announced the launch of an election-year campaign “Vote4Energy.”

Vote 4 Energy
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